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12 Feb, 2022 06:31

Nord Stream 2 pipeline fueling Ukraine standoff

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline takes diplomatic center stage as tensions continue to mount over Ukraine. RT’s Ben Swann explains why the US isn’t too keen on the project’s completion. Wirtschaft Aktuell publisher Dr. Eike Hamer discusses how Germany is caught in the crossfire and is weighing alternative energy suppliers in case Russia decides to turn off the spigot.

Covid-weary truckers stay hunkered down in the streets of Ottawa, which has declared a state of emergency. Meanwhile, the Freedom Convoy is rallying American truckers for their own coast-to-coast protest. Constitutional attorney Allison Pejovic discusses their demands. Plus, Ultimate Sports Hub host Ben Holden gives us an Olympic update after the US clinches multiple golds at the Winter Games in Beijing, and China debuts its first hockey team. Finally, while sports wagering may now be legal, the NFL’s ‘tanking’ scandal might make bettors reconsider.

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