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Intelligence suggests pro-Ukrainian group sabotaged pipelines, U.S. officials say

By Adam Entous, Julian E. Barnes and Adam Goldman

07 Mar 2023 · 7 min read

Editor's Note

Much remains unknown about who carried out the attack on the Nord Stream pipelines. But U.S. officials now say that new intelligence suggests a pro-Ukraine group was responsible. The NYT reports.

WASHINGTON — New intelligence reviewed by U.S. officials suggests that a pro-Ukrainian group carried out the attack on the Nord Stream pipelines last year, a step toward determining responsibility for an act of sabotage that has confounded investigators on both sides of the Atlantic for months.

U.S. officials said that they had no evidence President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine or his top lieutenants were involved in the operation, or that the perpetrators were acting at the direction of any Ukrainian government officials.

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