Russia didn’t present any proof, however considers the UK one of many international locations most unfriendly to Moscow, with relations sinking to historic lows for the reason that Kremlin despatched troops to Ukraine.
“Representatives of this unit of the British Navy took half within the planning, provision and implementation of a terrorist assault within the Baltic Sea on September 26 that blew up the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 fuel pipelines,” Russia’s defence ministry stated in an announcement.
London dismissed the claims, with its defence ministry saying this “invented story says extra about arguments occurring contained in the Russian authorities than it does concerning the West“.
Russia has stated Western international locations haven’t allowed it to participate in worldwide investigations of the explosions.
As an alternative, it has for weeks hinted that its safety providers have a unique model of what precipitated the September explosions, whereas some Western international locations have referred to as it sabotage and pointed the finger at Russia.