“We are confident that Nord Stream 2 increases the Kremlin's ability to put pressure on Ukraine and the EU, that it can be an instrument of price dictate.

We point out these risks, the possibility of blackmail and the possibility of tightening the energy loop around the neck of our neighbor, Ukraine ... We are trying to work out solutions with our German partners that would respond to these risks, "RIA Novosti Moravetsky quotes.

According to him, “the best solution would be to prevent the launch of Nord Stream 2”.

He stated that "all threats have not yet been identified."

Earlier, the German regulator suspended the certification of Nord Stream 2 AG as an independent operator of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

On November 16, it became known that Nord Stream 2 AG decided to establish a subsidiary in Germany in order to meet the country's requirements for certification of the German section of the pipeline.

Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, answering a question about the timing of the start of gas supplies via Nord Stream 2, taking into account the suspension of certification, urged not to guess.

Keywords: