Last night it was reported that “blasts” had damaged both Nordstream pipelines that carry gas exported from Russia to Germany and other nations across northern Europe.
As a result, large amounts of natural gas were leaking into the Baltic sea, and supplies through the pipeline were completely shut off.
The alleged incident has caused a furious round of blame tennis, with accusations flying back and forth across what – for the sake of simplicity – we’ll call Iron Curtain 2.0.
The European Union has claimed the pipes were “sabotaged”, but doesn’t directly blame anyone in their statement.
The Telegraph is already blaming actively the Russians, specifically Western Bogeyman President Vladimir Putin. Headlining “Why Putin would want to blow up Nord Stream 2, and the advantages it gives him”