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Putin rejects claim of Nord Stream blasts organized by Ukrainian groups

15 March, 2023 Wednesday
01:32

Putin has dismissed the version that Ukraine or Ukrainian activists were involved in the Nord Stream accident and noted the ‘US interest’

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He said this in an interview with Russian propagandists.

He said that the attack on the Nord Stream pipeline was committed at the state level, and that "no amateurs" could have done it. He called the version that the attack was organized by Ukrainian activists complete nonsense. It could only have been carried out by specialists backed by the full power of a technological state.

And he immediately clarified that, in his opinion, the United States was interested in blowing up the Nord Stream pipelines.

As for Germany's position as the country that was supposed to receive gas through the pipeline, Putin haughtily stated that it had never been truly sovereign since World War II. And now the United States continues to occupy Germany. And in general, Europeans have lost the gene of independence, the more they are beaten, the more they bend and smile wider.

Putin also complained that Russia is not investigating the Nord Stream terrorist attack because it is not allowed to visit the site. The Russian Federation has not received any response from Denmark for the proposal to investigate the presence of another explosive device at Nord Stream. The Russian Federation wants to get permission from Denmark to neutralize possibly another bomb on the Nord Stream, but the answer is "uncertain" so far.

The Russian president added that the explosion at Nord Stream was very strong, with a "large piece" of the pipe being torn out. There are no examples of repairs after an accident of this scale in the world.

Putin said it was possible to repair Nord Stream after the explosion, but it would require time, money, and new technologies.

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