The Russian president has rubbished Western media reports that a ?pro-Ukrainian group? was behind the attacks
Russian president Vladimir Putin has dismissed as "nonsense" recent claims that the attack on the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines might have been carried by "Ukrainian activists." The president made the remarks on Tuesday during his visit to an aircraft plant in the capital city of Russia's Buryatia republic, Ulan-Ude.
"I'm sure this is complete nonsense. An explosion of this kind - of such power, at such depth, can only be carried out by specialists, and supported by the entire power of a state, pocessing certain technologies," Putin told reporters.
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