Category Archives: Germany

Russia could boost gas supplies to Europe via Nord Stream 2, – Putin

22:18, 21 October 2021 –  112 Ukraine The Russian leader delivered a speech during the annual Valdai forum. The Russian Federation can increase the volume of gas supplies to Europe across Nord Stream 2. President Vladimir Putin said so during his speech at the annual Valdai forum. Putin admitted that the German regulation authority can provide the respective license already tomorrow.

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Russia, France, Germany May Meet on Ukraine

Russia, France and Germany said Monday that their foreign ministers could soon meet to discuss the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. Moscow said President Vladimir Putin, his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel instructed the ministers to work toward a meeting during a joint telephone call Monday.  According to the Kremlin, it would take place within the

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President Steinmeier to remember German WWII crimes in Ukraine

Kiev (dpa) – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is in Ukraine on Wednesday to commemorate German crimes during in World War II. A wreath-laying ceremony in the village of Koryukivka and a speech on the 80th anniversary of the massacre of Jewish citizens in Babyn Jar are planned. On September 29 and 30, 1941, German soldiers, policemen and SS men shot

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German energy regulator demands evidence of Nord Stream 2 correspondence with EU norms

08:03, 5 October 2021 – 112 Ukraine If the Nord Stream 2 starts exploitation of the pipeline without BNetzA certification, it will be a violation of German legislation and can lead to fines Federal Network Agency of Germany (BNetzA), which is the regulatory body in the energy sphere, has appealed to Swiss Nord Stream 2 AG with the request to

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EU Denounces Alleged Russian Hacking Ahead of German Vote

The European Union on Friday condemned alleged Russian cyberattacks that have targeted Germany in the run-up to this weekend’s election for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s successor.  “Some EU Member States have observed malicious cyber activities, collectively designated as ‘Ghostwriter,’ and associated these with the Russian state,” foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said.  “Such activities are unacceptable as they seek to threaten our

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Germany does not recognize Russian ‘elections’ in occupied Crimea

Germany does not recognize holding of elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation in the territory of the occupied Crimea and considers the participation of residents of the temporarily occupied areas of eastern Ukraine in them illegal. “The illegal annexation of Crimea is a violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine; Germany does not recognize it.

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France and Germany deplore end of mandate of OSCE Border Observation Mission at the Russian-Ukrainian border

France and Germany deplore the decision of the Russian Federation against the renewal of the mandate of the OSCE Border Observation Mission, established at the Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk. For seven years, the Mission has been providing objective information on the situation at the Russian-Ukrainian border enhancing transparency and building confidence. Its closing will irrevocably undermine the monitoring

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Merkel legacy: EU’s queen with a tarnished crown

Queen of Europe was once one of Angela Merkel’s many nicknames. But now Germany’s powerful chancellor is poised to turn her back on politics following this month’s elections, I’m not sure that royal label will stick. True: Angela Merkel is, by far, the longest-serving amongst current EU leaders. She’s participated in an estimated 100 EU summits, not infrequently being described

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German far-right publicist and RT commentator Manuel Oxenreiter, well-known anti-Ukrainian position, dies in Moscow

He is considered the probable customer of the arson of the Hungarian center in Uzhgorod in 2018. Manuel Oxenreiter , editor-in-chief of the German far-right Zuerst ,  died in Moscow on August 18, the newspaper  writes  . He was accused of ordering the burning of the building of the Society of Hungarian Culture of Transcarpathia in Uzhgorod.  According to the publication, 46-year-old Oxenreiter died of a heart

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Russian pensioners call Putin to ban selling Louis Vuitton in Russia

The women revealingly burned the Louis Vuitton logos printed on the leaflets “Putin’s Detachments,” NGO that calls itself Russian pensioners, called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to ban the sale of Louis Vuitton brand products in Russia. The women posted the corresponding video on their YouTube channel. “We ask to ban the sale of this brand, Louis Vuitton, in Russia.

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Germany about all values?

Many Ukrainians believe that when Germany built Nord Stream 2, it seemed to betray Ukraine. Although in reality there was no betrayal, because you can only betray the one to whom you swore allegiance. And Germany has never given such an oath to Ukraine. However, this is not the end of the matter. Because Germany has committed a much more serious crime. She betrayed

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Will the EU Shake off Its Lethargy Over the Protracted Conflicts in the Black Sea Region? (Part One)

Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 18 Issue: 121 By: Vladimir Socor Romania’s minister of foreign affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, is spearheading an initiative within the European Union to involve the EU in the management and eventual resolution of the protracted conflicts in the wider Black Sea region. Ten other EU member states (Portugal, Sweden and eight Central-Eastern European countries) co-sponsored Romania’s

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Germany’s Laschet threatens Russia with shutting down Nord Stream 2 if it harms Ukraine

If Russia again commits aggressive actions against Ukraine, then Germany will take measures at the national level and advocate penalties from the entire European Union The head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), candidate for Chancellor of Germany Armin Laschet warned Russia about sanctions, which might include total closure of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline in case of harm or

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Joint Statement of the US and Germany on Support for Ukraine, European Energy Security, and our Climate Goals

The United States and Germany are steadfast in their support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, independence, and chosen European path. We recommit ourselves today to push back against Russian aggression and malign activities in Ukraine and beyond. The United States pledges to support Germany’s and France’s efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine via the Normandy Format. Germany will intensify

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Poland wins EU court appeal to limit Gazprom’s use of OPAL gas pipeline

Russian gas giant Gazprom has received a new blow in the European gas market, which left the Russian company without a third of the capacity of its key pipeline to the EU. The European Court of Justice rejected Germany’s appeal and supported Poland’s position to limit Gazprom’s allowed capacity of the OPAL gas pipeline, which connects Nord Stream 1 with

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Boris brushes aside Angela Merkel’s ‘grave concern’ about the number of fans attending Euro 2020 games at Wembley

Angela Merkel has expressed ‘grave concern’ over number of fans at Wembley German Chancellor said far fewer fans were allowed to attend games in Munich Boris Johnson insisted games taking place in ‘careful and controlled manner’  Angela Merkel today expressed her ‘grave concern’ at the number of football fans allowed to attend Euro 2020 games at Wembley Stadium. The German

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England 2-0 Krauts

England ended a 55-year wait for a knockout tie victory over Germany to reach the quarter-finals of the European Championship in front of more than 40,000 fans at Wembley. Raheem Sterling put England in front in the 75th minute when he placed Luke Shaw’s cross into the bottom right corner, sparking delirious celebrations in London. Captain Harry Kane made sure

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German Ambassador: NATO MAP would not have saved Ukraine from occupation of Crimea

According to Anka Feldhusen, Germany does not consider itself guilty of what happened in Ukraine in 2014 German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen is confident that providing Ukraine with a NATO Membership Action Plan would not prevent Russia from occupying Crimea. The head of the German diplomatic mission said this in an interview with ZN.UA, commenting on the claims of

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EU Must Seek ‘Direct Contact’ With Putin: Merkel

The European Union should seek direct talks with President Vladimir Putin even as it stands together against “provocations” from Russia, said Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. “In my opinion, we as the European Union must also seek direct contact with Russia and the Russian president,” she told parliament. “It is not enough for the American president to talk to

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