Ukraine: Nord Stream 2 Will “Weaken Europe”

The clearing of the final major hurdle ahead of the controversial Russia-led natural gas pipeline project Nord Stream 2 would weaken Europe and strengthen Russia, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday. On Wednesday, Denmark granted the Gazprom-led project permission to build the pipeline through Danish territorial waters, which cleared the final major hurdle to the construction and start-up of the pipeline that has been dividing Europe and drawing criticism from the U.S. for years. “This is a geopolitical…