8 Mar 2023 10:45

Who Blew Up the Nord Stream Pipelines?

The sabotage in September of the Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Europe has become one of the central mysteries of the war in Ukraine, prompting months of finger-pointing and guesswork.

Now, new intelligence reporting has provided the first significant known lead about who was responsible.

Guest: Julian E. Barnes, a national security correspondent for The New York Times.

Background reading: 

  • Officials say there are still enormous gaps in what American spy agencies and their European partners know about the detonations.
  • The Baltic seabed provided a nearly ideal crime scene.

For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.


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