Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream goes into operation

epa02996107 The logo of the company Nord Stream is fixed to the landing station of the Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream in Lubmin near Greifswald, Germany, 08 November 2011. The Baltic Sea pipeline between Germany and Russia goes into operation today. In an symbolic act Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel will open the gas tap. EPA/STEFAN SAUER