Russia accuses US of hiking up LNG prices after Nord Stream gas leaks

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that the U.S. had increased prices and sales of liquefied natural gas (LNG) after gas leaks in the undersea Nord Stream pipelines. "There are parties — or a party — that in the absence of the functioning of these gas pipelines, is able to sell more LNG at a higher price,” Peskov said. “This side is well known, it is the United States."