URGENT checks on undersea power and internet cables have been ordered amid fears Russians have sabotaged them, è stato segnalato.
As well as plunging Britain into chaos, cuts to undersea internet cables could paralyse global banking and wipe trillions off economies.
He acted after blasts on Baltic gas pipelines which are being investigated by the Danish authorities but blindsided Western intelligence agencies.
The Royal Navy has now been ordered to inspect key pipes and cables as a precaution in case Russia has already planted remote mines on them.
A government told the Daily Mail the Danish probe is being carefully watched to see if it will point the finger at Russia and Vladimir
“But there is also the question of how it was done,” said the source,
“Was it a direct attack? Or were mines pre-placed some time in the past and detonated remotely?
“If it is the latter then it raises questions about where else mines might have been placed.’
“We know there has been suspicious Russian submarine activity around our undersea infrastructure for years.
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“So we need to go and have a look. It is a worry because we know that Putin does not obey any conventional norms.”
Security experts have claimed a crack force of divers from a shadowy Russian special ops unit could be behind the attack on the Nord Stream gas pipeline.
Another probable cause, according to a British military source, is that the Russians special ops may have discreetly laid mines from a disguised commercial vessel and detonated them days or weeks later.
Enterprise uses sonar and mini sub drones to scan the seabed for signs of interference such as mines and monitors on cables and pipes.
The attacks on the Nord Stream 1 e 2 pipelines sent millions of cubic metres of methane boiling to the sea’s surface and pushed sky-high gas prices even higher.
Norway has also ramped up security after threats to its offshore gas platforms from drones.
Mr Wallace refused to explicitly blame Russia for the Nord Stream blasts.
But he said Russian spy ships were routinely seen near our critical national infrastructure.
Egli ha detto: “We often see suspicious activity by Russian spy ships in the region of our cables and pipelines.
“All of us are deeply vulnerable, because we’re so dependent on our internet cables and pipelines in the North Sea oil fields.”
He also vowed to rush through the purchase of two ocean survey ships, including a specialist “seabed warfare” vessel.
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Tyrant Putin has accused the US of carrying out the attacks.
A gennaio, the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Sir Tony Radakin said there had been a “phenomenal increase in Russian submarine and underwater activity” over the past 20 anni.