A Russian-led project to lay a new gas pipeline to Europe is taking the European Union to court to challenge new rules it says endanger its business model, opening a new front in a fight that has divided EU nations. Nord Stream 2 on Friday said it had asked the EU’s top court to annul an EU gas directive amendment that includes a requirement for pipelines not be owned directly by gas suppliers and for at least 10 percent of capacity be made available to third parties. The EU executive defended the rule change, saying it would apply to all gas flowing into the bloc. “The EU now has clear rules that apply to all pipelines […]