Russia’s top enemies are slamming Democrat President Joe Biden for appearing to be weak against Russia, specifically when it comes to trying to stop a major pipeline to Europe that Russia is working on.
“Russia’s adversaries in central and Eastern Europe are worried President Biden isn’t willing to fight hard to stop the Russia-Germany gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 — one of Vladimir Putin’s core priorities,” Axios reported. “The completion of Nord Stream 2 would be a huge geopolitical win for Putin and give him substantial new leverage in Europe.”
Axios’ report notes that completion of the pipeline would help Russia further isolate Ukraine, a struggling democracy, which it has cut off from its natural gas supply. Russia’s natural gas currently has to go through Ukraine to get to Europe but completing the Nord Stream 2 pipeline—which is now 90% complete—would allow Russia to pump gas straight into Germany.
“The Ukrainians are a bit disappointed that President Biden did