Hans Luik, an influential Estonian media mogul and board member of Ekspress Grupp, noted that the Baltic states fought desperately against the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, although they could have earned from it, EurAsia Daily reports
“We fought against Nord Stream selflessly. Estonia didn’t even want to get a penny from the construction of this ambitious project (Finland made a good profit at the same time)”, – Luik wrote on his Facebook page.
He reminded that in 2007 Estonian Academy of Sciences opposed the Nord Stream-2 project as it allegedly could have caused “a gigantic explosion”. According to scientist Ants Erm, a rupture of “the gas pipeline would be equivalent to the detonation of 118 nuclear bombs”, but other experts found this point of view untenable.
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“Scientists were talking about the danger of a giant explosion. Biden, on the other hand, came from another continent and gave the independent state of Germany permission to make a deal with the Russians. The position of the European Union on this issue means nothing anymore”, – Luik concluded.