He spoke about this in an interview with the Prime agency.

According to the analyst, the pipeline incident did not leave the Europeans with a safety net in the event of a lack of alternative suppliers of raw materials, an aggravation of the economic crisis or a hard winter.

At the same time, Yushkov noted, the state of emergency will not lead to an environmental catastrophe, despite the fears of climatologists.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov earlier recalled that in February, US President Joe Biden promised to get rid of Nord Stream 2.

According to Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde, the incidents with gas leakage occurred as a result of explosions.