In 2002, in Chechnya, 145 were indicted for stealing crude oil and petroleum products. This is according to the statement made today at a press conference by Alexander Chekalin, the Minister of Interior of the Russian Federation. Mr. Chekalin said that, during special operations, 42 mini oil refineries had been found and destroyed, 64 vehicles illegally transporting petroleum products detained, and 240 taps into pipelines stopped. He noted that a total of 156 tonnes of crude oil, engine fuel and lubricants had been confiscated.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said