Nord Stream 2: a new gas pipeline for Europe or a geopolitical trap for Ukraine?

Summary: Due to Nord Stream 2 Ukraine would ┬áprobably lose its revenues from transit fees and it may receive less political support from other European Countries regarding the ongoing conflict with Russia. That┬┤s why Ukraine strongly opposes Nord Stream 2 and tries to convince other European countries (especially Germany) that Nord Stream 2 is a… Read More Nord Stream 2: a new gas pipeline for Europe or a geopolitical trap for Ukraine?

Reasons behind the support of Germany, Austria and the Netherlands for Nord Stream 2

Building on my last blog post, this post will try to identify and explain the reasons of the supporter group in Europe for the gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 (NS2). Summary Supporting countries are Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. First of all it is important to recognize that for this group of countries NS2 is… Read More Reasons behind the support of Germany, Austria and the Netherlands for Nord Stream 2