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Opinion: Nord Stream 2 — Angela Merkel’s damaging legacy

Berlin's pipeline policy with Russia is an indictment of German foreign policy and has divided the West.

Germany must now regain trust — and stand by Ukraine, says Frank Hofmann.

  • Deutsche Welle

So now it’s on after all: Vladimir Putin’s bet against German and European climate policy.

Consumers and the next German government have the power to decide who wins:

Do we succumb to the sweet poison of cheap gas from Russia or does Germany swiftly expand renewable energies to counter the flow of climate-damaging gas?

The damage done to foreign policy can only be repaired with an equally clear stance.

This German-Russian pipeline, constructed…

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