Finland-Estonia undersea pipeline damaged

Q: President Vladimir Putin denied last week that Russia damaged a natural gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia. Finnish officials have said they could not rule out that a hostile state actor damaged both the pipeline and an underwater communications cable at different points. Where are Estonia and Finland?

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Q: The pipeline that connects Finland to Estonia and the wider gas network in the European Union lies beneath which body of water?

A. Baltic Sea

B. Barents Sea

C. Bering Sea

D. Black Sea

Q: Putin said suspicions of sabotage on the Finland-Estonia pipeline were distracting attention about “the terrorist attack carried out by the West against Nord Stream." The Nord Stream pipeline carried natural gas across the Baltic Sea from Russia to which nation?

A. Finland

B. Germany

C. Poland

D. Sweden

Q: After Russia invaded Ukraine, Finland and its western neighbor Sweden gave up decades of neutrality and asked to join the NATO alliance. Finland joined in April, but Sweden’s bid to join NATO has been held up by which member of the alliance?

A. Britain

B. France

C. Greece

D. Turkey

Q: One reason for Russia’s invasion was concern that Ukraine might join NATO, but the invasion triggered Finland to join the military alliance. Which nation has a longer border with Russia?

A. Finland

B. Ukraine

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