Intelligence reports link Ukraine-affiliated group to Nord Stream sabotage

Intelligence reports link Ukraine-affiliated group to Nord Stream sabotage

Intelligence information accessed by U.S. authorities. point to a pro-Ukrainian group as the main suspect in the sabotage perpetrated last year. on Nord Stream pipelines, although there is no record that Ukraine’s president, Volodimir Zelenski, or other authorities were aware of it, according to ‘The New York Times’.

September explosions in Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 as they pass through the Baltic Sea. unleashed in September a wave of accusations and suspicions that to this day remains unclear, beyond the common consensus that it was an act of sabotage, something that is agreed upon from Ukraine to Russia, including the United States.

Newly collected data suggests that the attacks were the work of a group opposed to Moscow, although it is unknown. who is part of this cell or who may have paid for the operation.. Official sources consulted by The New York Times have not clarified the origin of these new leads, nor have they offered a clear conclusion.

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Washington has shared this information with the authorities of the countries directly affected, responsible for the investigations, and for now it does rule out Russian involvement. On the Ukrainian side, there is also no record of an endorsement by the Zelenski government, although an indirect relationship with some authority is not ruled out.reports the U.S. newspaper.

Both the Ukrainian government and the Ukrainian intelligence services have publicly denied any responsibility for this incident, which stoked political and energy tensions in the midst of military escalation. Russian authorities have also disassociated themselves from the incident, pointing instead to the possible political and economic benefits to be gained by the United States from the sabotage.

Kayleigh Williams