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Gazprom resumed gas supplies to Greece

The pumping of Russian gas to Greece via Bulgaria resumed Wednesday, told reporters in the "Gazprom export".

"Transportation of Russian gas to Greece via Bulgaria resumed from the beginning of the gas day on July 29. According to our Bulgarian partners, applications for transport on 29 July will be fully implemented," - said in a statement.

Bulgaria has called the possible cause of the accident on the pipeline

Wear material, the most probable cause of the accident at Bulgarian gas pipeline, which occurred on Monday, said the Executive Director of the company "Bulgartransgaz" Vladimir crimson.

On Monday morning the accident occurred near the small village of Kulata in southwest Bulgaria, as previously reported, the company "Bulgartransgaz". As a result of incident nobody has suffered. It was damaged approximately 200 metres of the pipeline, repairs are carried out. Greece through Bulgaria receives Russian gas from gas pipeline "Turkish stream".

In Greece spoke about the situation with gas in the country after the crash in Bulgaria

Problems with the supply of the Greek gas because of the accident on the gas pipeline in Bulgaria, the country has enough reserves of liquefied natural gas, said the Ministry of environment and energy of Greece.

In a Monday morning accident on the gas pipeline in Greece, the company said, "Bulgartransgaz". No one was hurt. Now, the accident is under renovation.

The foreign Ministry assessed the situation around the "Balkan thread"

Construction of the pipeline "Balkan thread" (the Bulgarian part of the pipeline "Turkish stream"), as stated by the Bulgarian authorities, will be completed by January 1, 2021, are also preparations for the construction of Belene NPP, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.

"The construction of the second line of the "Turkish stream" on the territory of Bulgaria is planned pace and the assurances of partners will be completed by January 1, 2021. Prime Minister Boyko Borisov holds the implementation of the project under personal control, regularly inspect the construction site. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, which still makes itself felt, preparations for the construction of NPP "Belene" - said the diplomat.

"Get out immediately". US threatens Europe's sanctions

The United States all the forces prevented Russia to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2". Before laying the last section of congressmen endorsed the new restrictions. In response, the German authorities threatened to impose duties on liquefied gas from America. What will the war of sanctions — in the material RIA Novosti.

"Get out," asked Mike Pompeo to foreign participants of the project "Northern stream — 2". The Secretary of state announced that the restrictions will affect, and "Turkish stream". And those who disobey, expect big trouble.

Experts say that the article about the sensors on the "Turkish stream" fabrications

Russia has the technology of creation of the deep detectors of submarines, but to place them on the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" and "Blue stream" makes no sense because of the noise, according to respondents RIA Novosti military experts.

So they commented on a study conducted by the Ukrainian magazine "black sea security" with the participation of ex-Navy commander Serhiy Haiduk. It says that Russia allegedly places the equipment for tracking the opponent's weapon on objects of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" and plans to install it on the "Blue stream".

In Ukraine declared a "secret weapon of Russia" in the Black sea

Ukraine declared the "secret development" of Russia — layered lighting system, surface and underwater environment in the Black sea. This is stated in the study conducted with the participation of ex-Navy commander Serhiy Haiduk and published in the journal "black sea security".

The article argues that Russia places the equipment for tracking the opponent's weapon on objects of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" and plans to install it at the "Blue stream".

The analyst explained why the EU does not want to sacrifice the "Northern stream — 2"

The EU does not want to sacrifice the Russian project "Northern stream — 2" as an alternative in the form of LNG to the us will eventually make European products less in demand in the world market, said RT senior researcher at the Center for European studies, IMEMO RAS Vladimir olenchenko.

According to him, in this matter there is a clear clash of interests between Brussels and Washington. The EU, the analyst, expects to diversify the import of natural gas, and the United States, on the contrary, want to become the main supplier of energy resources to Europe.

Borrell is concerned about the U.S. sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

The European Union is deeply concerned about the increasing incidence of the use or threat of use of sanctions by the US against European companies, including the projects "North stream 2" and "Turkish stream", said EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.

"I am deeply concerned about the frequent use of sanctions by the USA or the threat of their use against European companies and interests. We have seen this in situations around Iran, Cuba, the International criminal court and recently in respect of the projects "North stream 2" and "Turkish stream", - said in a written statement Borrell.

The expert assessed the situation around the "North stream – 2"

The uncertainty in the question of U.S. sanctions against involved in the project "Northern stream – 2" can lead to delays in completing it, but Germany is unlikely to affect the U.S. approach to this, expert said Middle East Institute in Washington, Rauf Mammadov.

"Any actions taken by companies related to the completion of the pipeline, after July 15, carrying them at risk. This means that all involved parties would be required to cease operations immediately and then decide what to do next. For example, the behavior of Allseas since the previous round of sanctions can be indicative from the point of view of the General approach to American actions. In any case, at the completion of the project will be further delays until will be some uncertainty on the issue of sanctions", - he told RIA Novosti.

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