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Russia Says Poland’s Nord Stream 2 Fine Is A Move To Please U.S.

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday that the decision by Poland to impose a hefty fine against Gazprom GAZP.MM for its part in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project was taken to please Washington, Interfax news agency reported.

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The spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, also said that the $7.6 billion fine undermines European energy security, according to the media outlet.

On Wednesday, Poland fined Russian gas giant Gazprom more than 29 billion zlotys ($7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline without Warsaw’s approval.

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