The Russian Defense Ministry accused British Navy personnel on Saturdayone of the most reputable institutions in all of England, to blow up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, directly accusing a major NATO member of sabotaging critical Russian infrastructure, the Reuters news agency reported.

“According to available information, representatives of this unit of the British Navy participated in the planning, provision and execution of a terrorist attack in the Baltic Sea on September 26 this year: the blowing up of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines,” the ministry said.

The UK has denied such allegations., calling them “epic-scale false claims”. “To divert attention from its disastrous handling of the illegal invasion of Ukraine, the Russian MoD is resorting to peddling false claims on an epic scale,” a British MoD spokesman said.

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“This latest fabricated story says more about the discussions taking place within the Russian government than about the West,” he added.

On September 26, the company in charge of maintaining the facility detected a abrupt drop in pressure. Hours later, the authorities of different countries began to publish images in which it was possible to observe how the gas escapes from the pipe.

The Nord Stream is a set of gas pipelines connecting Russia with Germany and that allowed the German country to supply itself with this raw material to generate energy. From the beginning, there have been accusations of sabotage from both sides.

From NATO they have targeted, from the outset, Russia. For its part, Russia, isolated by Western nations since its invasion of Ukraine, has previously blamed the West for explosions that ruptured oil pipelines. North Stream 1 Y North Stream 2built by Russia, on the bed of the Baltic Sea.

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Damaged pipes are “nearly beyond repair” and most likely none of them can be used again.

Tension between the UK and Russia continues to rise. Also this Saturday Moscow has accused London of aiding the Ukrainian army in an attack on a Russian ship. As specified by the Kremlin, the British forces were based in the city of Ochakiv.

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Source: Elespanol

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