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UK says Royal Navy ship in North Sea for pipeline protection

Oct. 03, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain has sent a Royal Navy ship to patrol the North Sea, as Western allies try to increase protection for undersea pipelines and cables after blasts ruptured two natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea, the defense ministry said Monday. The Ministry of...

Sweden sends special diving vessel to area of pipeline leaks

Oct. 03, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines had leaked natural gas for days, the Swedish navy said Monday. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the West of...

Correction: California-Oil-Spill story

Oct. 02, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story published Oct. 1 about a Texas oil company getting approval to rebuild a pipeline that ruptured and spilled about 25,000 gallons of crude oil off Southern California a year ago, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that Amplify Energy Corp. had agreed to plead...

Denmark says Nord Stream 1 pipelines stop leaking

Oct. 02, 2022 07:42 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Authorities in Denmark said Sunday that the Nord Stream 1 natural gas pipelines have also stopped leaking, a day after officials said that the ruptured Nord Stream 2 pipelines also appeared to stop leaking. The Nord Stream AG company informed the Danish Energy...

EU chief: New Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline 'means freedom'

Oct. 01, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria opened a natural gas link with Greece at a ceremony Saturday attended by the leader of the European Union's executive arm, who emphasized the bloc's determination to stop relying on Russian energy imports. Speaking at a ceremony in Sofia, European...

Danes: Nord Stream 2 pipeline seems to have stopped leaking

Oct. 01, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish Energy Agency says one of two ruptured natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea appears to have stopped leaking natural gas. The agency said on Twitter on Saturday that it had been informed by the company operating the Nord Stream 2 pipeline...

West rejects Putin's claim it sabotaged Baltic gas pipelines

Sep. 30, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the West of sabotaging Russia-built natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to Germany, a charge vehemently denied by the United States and its allies. Nordic nations said the undersea blasts that...

Biden vows Russia won't 'get away with' Ukraine annexation

Sep. 30, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its allies hit back at Russia’s annexation of four Ukrainian regions on Friday, slapping sanctions on more than 1,000 people and companies including arms supply networks as President Joe Biden warned Vladimir Putin he can't "get away with" seizing...

Russians push baseless theory blaming US for burst pipeline

Sep. 30, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

The Kremlin and Russian state media are aggressively pushing a baseless conspiracy theory blaming the United States for damage to natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea in what analysts said Friday is another effort to split the U.S. and its European allies. The Russian position is...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Sep. 30, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's national police says the death toll from a Russian missile strike on a convoy of cars on the outskirts of Zaporizhzha has risen to 30 people, including children. Police said 88 people were wounded in Friday's S-300 missile attack on a column of...