Putin Signals Gas Pipeline Will Restart as Clock Ticks Down
Nord Stream link set to end planned maintenance on Thursday
Grid data show first orders for gas for Thursday posted
Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled that Europe will start getting gas again through a key pipeline, but warned that unless a spat over sanctioned parts is resolved, flows will be tightly curbed.
Europe is on tenterhooks, waiting to see whether gas flows resume on Thursday when maintenance on the Nord Stream pipeline is set to end.