Pipeline Sabotage

Undersea explosions expose how much Germany and Russia are linked.

Two powerful explosions tore apart the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipelines last week, severely testing five decades of Russian-German energy policy. European Union energy prices have doubled since Russian President Vladimir Putin took Nord Stream 1 offline this summer, but now they are set to spike even higher. As Europe heads into winter, people are dimming the lights and switching off ovens because their natural gas supply is currently bubbling to the surface of the Baltic Sea. North Atlantic Treaty Organization officials are calling the explosion “deliberate, reckless and irresponsible acts of sabotage.” But it is still unclear who is responsible for them.

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