MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be completed.
"There are around 165 km left," he said. ‘That's it, it is almost completed. I think we will finish the work," Putin said at an annual news conference on Thursday.
Construction of Nord Stream 2 in German waters resumed on December 11 after an almost year-long shutdown.