Denmark welcomes new EU pipeline ruling but still undecided on Nord Stream 2

Posted on 14. Feb, 2019 in: News

Although Denmark has welcomed a new EU gas directive on gas pipelines it won’t influence the government’s decision as to whether to allow Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project to pass through Danish territorial waters,…


Russian energy ministry awaiting Danish decision on Nord Stream 2

Posted on 30. Nov, 2018 in: News

The Russian Ministry of Energy expects to receive a decision from Denmark in the near future on its request to lay the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through its territorial waters, said Energy…


Denmark the final hold-out on Nord Stream 2

Posted on 14. Jun, 2018 in: News

Denmark is the last country in Europe that has failed to green light the construction of the controversial Nord Stream 2  pipeline after the Swedish government approved the project that will carry Russian gas…


Løkke in Berlin: Nord Stream 2 has political implications

Posted on 13. Apr, 2018 in: News

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline was high on the agenda when Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen met Germany’s Chancellor Merkel in Berlin, Thursday, when both agreed that Ukraine’s role as a transit land…


Danish ban won’t halt Nord Stream 2

Posted on 17. Oct, 2017 in: News

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project  will be re-routed if parliament passes a new bill  that blocks the gas pipeline from passing through Danish territorial waters. A cross-party majority is considering amending legislation so Denmark can…


Lawyer: No legal argument to block Nord Stream 2

Posted on 08. Sep, 2017 in: News

Legal experts have warned that the government will have a hard time blocking the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline passing through Danish territorial waters because Denmark has already allowed Nord Stream 1 to…


Government moves to block Nord Stream 2

Posted on 04. Sep, 2017 in: News

The government is preparing a bill that could halt the construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Politiken reported, Saturday. Gazprom’s pipeline project, which will transport natural gas from Russia to Germany through…


The Week That Was, February 11th – 17th 2019

Posted on 17. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: Jens Stoltenberg praised Denmark for increasing defence spending and contributing to military missions around the world. Speaking at a meeting of allied defence ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, the NATO Secretary…


The Week That Was, February 4th – 10th 2019

Posted on 10. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: An independent report into Denmark’s participation in foreign wars between 1993-2004 revealed that ahead of the government’s decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003, prime minister at the time Anders…


The Week That Was, December 9th – December 15th 2018

Posted on 16. Dec, 2018 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: The Social Democrats’ put forward a wide range of tax proposals aimed at ‘squeezing the rich’ if they, as expected, regain power at next year’s election. The government is determined to go…


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