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Why would Russia damage their own gas pipelines?

Much the West has accused Russia of being behind the damage the pipelines in the Baltic Sea providing gas to Europe. However, why would they do this? If they wanted to deprive Europe of gas, could ...
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Which entities do have both a motive and a capability of disrupting Nord Stream?

Although the circumstances of the recent leaks in the North Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea near Bornholm are still not totally clear, the temporal coincidence of multiple leaks suggest that some ...
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What is Russia's plan to cope with invasion-related economic damage to itself?

Russia has been under sanction since 2014 for the annexation of Crimea. Now, the West imposed more sanctions, and the construction work of the NordStream-2 pipelines has also been suspended. What is ...
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Has Russia, as of August 21st, violated any gas contracts with Germany?

With the looming winter, the question of Russia delivering sufficient gas for power, warmth, and industry is frequently discussed across German media. However, as far as I am aware, only the possible ...
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What is the current US Helium recycling policy?

This rather old Nature article argues about the importance of Helium recycling due to its scarcity: (..) scientists rely on to cool superconducting magnets inside nuclear magnetic resonance ...
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Did Saudi Arabia cut in half its oil & gas share of GDP from 2020 to 2022?

I'm seeing vastly different numbers reported for Saudi Arabia's oil & gas share in GDP. One Saudi scholar gives Kingdom of Saudi Arabia owns 17% proven reserves of the world and constitutes 50% ...
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