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15 July: No deal reached on Nord Stream pipeline as Merkel visits Biden
Joe's "muddled message" on Nord Stream 2

20 July:  U.S. urges Ukraine to stay quiet on Russian pipeline
"going public with opposition to the forthcoming agreement could damage the Washington-Kyiv bilateral relationship" sources said.

21 July: .S., Germany strike a deal to allow completion of controversial Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline
€ 200M in "energy security" for Ukraine PLUS "sanctions to limit Russian export capabilities to Europe in the energy sector"

Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Visit of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine

in the face of Russia's ongoing aggression in the Donbas and Crimea, our close cooperation on energy security, and our backing for President Zelenskyy's efforts to tackle corruption and implement a reform agenda based on our shared democratic values.
(Incidentally, Texass Ted Cruz pledged to block any further consideration of ambassador nominations by Biden until sanctions are imposed on the pipeline.)

22 July: ECHR Finds Ukraine Violated Rights of Fired High Court Judges

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