The accident is improbable, the attack is not yet identified.
But the incident cannot be divorced from the context of Russian escalation in the Ukrainian conflict.
Two explosions severely damaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines off the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea on Monday.
What happened “
looks like a show of force
”, underlines a French military source.
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It is a message that has been sent
,” we add.
But without being able to designate a suspect with certainty.
For several years, Western navies have been concerned about the threats that now hang over strategic underwater infrastructure, whether gas pipelines or communication cables.
Russia has submarines equipped with manipulator arms
A military expert
Investigations will begin, despite the complexity of the environment.
Western intelligence services are mobilized.
Danish technical teams must go on site.
Germany offered its support.
Swedish intelligence has opened an investigation for "
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