Wagner’s boss says the Russian group is in control of “the entire eastern part of Pakmut.”

Germany has registered a vessel suspected of carrying explosives used in an attack against Nord Stream gas pipelines.

In January, the German Federal Prosecutor’s Office registered a vessel suspected of carrying explosives used in the September explosions of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines, according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office.

“Germany’s public prosecutor’s office raided the boat from January 18 to 20, 2023, in connection with a suspicious boat rental,” the report described.

“Evaluation of clues and seized items is ongoing. The identity of the perpetrators and their motives are under ongoing investigation,” the statement added.

He added that investigations are ongoing and there are no reliable reports yet on whether a particular state controls these schemes.

It comes after a media report cited new intelligence suggesting a “pro-Ukrainian group” may have been behind last year’s bombings.

“There is no evidence to suspect employees of the German company that chartered the ship,” the office said.

More details in a report from the German public broadcaster: The ship left the Baltic port of Rostock (Germany) on September 6, 2022, German public broadcaster ARD reported, citing its own investigation. The ARD report cited anonymous security sources from five countries.

According to ARD, there were six people on the boat: a captain, two divers, two assistant divers and a doctor. According to ART, the nationalities of these six people are unknown. The station said the group professionally used fake passports to charter the boat.

A truck earlier brought the team’s equipment to the port, it added.

ARD investigators, based on their investigations, were able to reconstruct the ship’s route after September 6: it was heading towards Wieck, a German municipality east of Rostock, and possibly on the Danish island of Christiansø, northeast of Rostock. Bornholm.

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The ship – according to ARD – returned in a dirty state and investigators, according to the station’s investigations, were able to find traces of explosives on the cabin table.

The German prosecutor’s office declined to provide additional information when asked for more details.

CNN has also contacted the port of Rostock and is awaiting a response, but today is a public holiday.

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