Russians ‘Gain the Most’ from Pipeline Sabotage, Says German Spy Boss

The former head of the German Federal Intelligence Service claims Russia stood “to gain the most” from sabotaging Russian gas pipelines to Germany bypassing Ukraine and Poland.
“An unnoticed, conspiratorial damage to pipelines at a depth of 80 meters in the Baltic Sea requires sophisticated technical and organizational capabilities that clearly point to a state actor,” said ex-intelligence chief Gerhard Schindler, in comments to German media quoted by POLITICO.

The German went on to insist that “[o]nly Russia can really be considered for this, especially since it stands to gain the most from this act of sabotage”. While this is …