According to evidence gathered by Russian intelligence, the attack was “directed and coordinated by British military specialists”.
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The Kremlin on Tuesday (November 1st) accused the United Kingdom of being behind the explosions that damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea in September, built to transport Russian gas to Europe. “Our intelligence services have evidence to suggest that the attack was directed and coordinated by British military specialists”Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
“There is evidence that Britain was involved in sabotage, a terrorist attack on [ces] vital energy infrastructure, not Russian, but international”continued Dmitry Peskov. “Such actions cannot be tolerated [sans réponse]. We will consider the measures to be taken.”he added, condemning “unacceptable silence in European capitals”.
On Saturday, the Russian army had already accused London of being involved in the leak that happened on the Nord Stream. The accusations came after a Ukrainian drone attack on its Black Sea fleet in Crimea, which Moscow also blamed. “British Experts”.
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British Defense had condemned “false claims” of Moscow, according to her, intended to “To divert attention”. 26 As of September, four major leaks had been discovered on the Nord Stream gas pipelines 1 and 2 off the Danish island of Bornholm, two in the Swedish economic zone and two in the Danish one.