Russia set to launch Euro gas pipeline

As the Nord Stream pipeline nears completion, state-owned company seeks to boost profits.

    Russia is putting the final touches on a new pipeline that will carry natural gas to Europe.

    A quarter of the continent's gas is already supplied by Russia - but with the opening of the new Nord Stream route in the coming weeks, the country's powerful state-owned Gazprom company hopes to increase exports further.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Vyborg, in northwest Russia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.