Category Archives: Germany

Germany outlines plan to relax coronavirus lockdown, resume daily life

Merkel briefed the media about measures the German government is taking to avoid further spread of the coronavirus at the chancellery in Berlin on Monday.

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Russia accuses Ukraine, Germany and France of undermining agreements to create joint council with Donbas militants

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the rejection of the agreements reached with representatives of the militant authorities in the Donbas was not only Kyiv’s initiative. “Unfortunately, strange things began to happen after the breakthrough. During the telephone talks, the assistants of the “Normandy” leaders, Berlin and Paris, under various pretexts avoided supporting the agreements between Kyiv and

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Germany’s largest airport will close one of two passenger terminals

Due to lack of passengers, Frankfurt Airport closes one of its two passenger terminals. About it reports “European truth” with reference to Spiegel Online. Terminal 2 and its parking lot will be temporarily closed next Tuesday. The airport explained the terminal’s shutdown as a critical shortage of passengers.  “With the expected reduction in the number of return flights, the volume (passenger traffic)

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Germany investigates Russian Prime Minister’s son-in-law for money laundering

The prosecutor’s office of the German city of Koblenz is conducting a criminal investigation against the son-in-law of the Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, businessman Alexander Udodov, who is suspected of money laundering through the German company VG Cargo, reported the Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger. The case against Udodov, his company and other unnamed firms was brought in 2013. According

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U.S. to slap new sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 – German media

They are expected in February or March 2020. The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate are ready to adopt a new bill on sanctions against Nord Stream 2 if Russia completes kilometers of the pipeline. The sanctions will concern European investors participating in the Russian project and companies that will buy gas through the pipeline, Germany’s leading business

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Bundestag MP Keuter: Medvedchuk’s initiative to help not only Ukraine but Europe

On January 23, Chairman of the Political Council of the Opposition Platform – For Life Party, MP Viktor Medvedchuk in Paris held a presentation of the Normandy Format Parliamentary Dimension The initiative of Chairman of the Political Council of the Opposition Platform – For Life Party, MP Viktor Medvedchuk will help not only Ukraine but the whole Europe as Bundestag

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Russia’s Gazprom Says It Will Complete Nord Stream 2 Alone

January 29, 2020 06:41 GMT Russia’s state-owned Gazprom has said it will complete the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project under the Baltic Sea on its own without the help of foreign companies. “The Nord Stream 2 project, which is already 94 percent complete, will be finished by the Russian side,” Gazprom deputy head Yelena Burmistrova reportedly told the European

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Russia’s attempts to bring separatist movements to international platforms threaten EU – think tank

21:50, 27 January 2020 The experts explain far-reaching, and troubling, intentions behind the efforts. Russia is trying to set a precedent of allowing access of representatives of unrecognized states to various international platforms. If the plan succeeds, separatist movements around the world, especially in Europe, will be given a free hand to lay claim to participation in any international platform,

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German Foreign Minister criticizes US pressure on Iran: Threats will not lead to anything

Change of regime will not improve the situation in Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas negatively perceives the US approach to Iran, believing that the policy of threats will not bring the desired result. The head of German diplomacy expressed his opinion on the “Iranian issue” in an interview with Bild am Sonntag, published on Sunday, January 19, Deutsche welle

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USSR and Hitler divided Poland: Germany responded to Putin scandalous statement

Germany responded to the scandalous statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Poland was directly involved in “unleashing the Second World War.” “The position of the federal government (Germany  – ed.) Is clear: the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact served to prepare for the criminal invasion of Nazi Germany in Poland. The USSR, together with Germany, took part in this brutal partition of Poland, ” said German Ambassador to Poland

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Prystaiko: Germany refused Ukraine military assistance

Foreign Minister of Ukraine is outraged by fact that only smaller part of population in Germany approves of sanctions imposed on Russia after annexation of Crimea Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko announced Germany’s refusal to provide military assistance to Ukraine to combat Russian aggression in the east of the country. The head of Ukrainian diplomacy announced this in an interview with

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Germany and Russia: The end of the honeymoon period?

Article by: Colette Hartwich Editor’s NoteThe term schröderization or schroederizationdesignates the coopting of a key political elite in an important position within a Russian state-owned energy entity, or, in a broader sense, it means co-opting and corruption of foreign political and/or business figures by hostile regimes. The term is derived from the last name of former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder.

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Germans Aim to Kneecap U.S. Sanctions on Russia

German officials warn about major blowback from U.S. efforts to block a natural gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany. Late on Friday, President Donald Trump is set to sign legislation sanctioning a gas pipeline project that would run from Russia to Germany. The Ukrainian government has worked to stop the project. The German government, meanwhile, opposes the sanctions. In a

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Russia uses Germany’s AfD in influence campaigns – think tank

Over the past two years, Russian propaganda has been intensively attracting to its influence operations AfD’s Ulrich Oehme. Russia is once again exploiting its agents of influence from among German right-wing politicians, and this time is trying to legitimize the unrecognized “republics” in eastern Ukraine and induce another split between German and the U.S. While Washington considers recognizing Russia as

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Russian Embassy Worker Expelled From Germany Identified as GRU Officer – Report

One of two Russian diplomats expelled from Germany over the killing of a former Chechen rebel in Berlin has been identified as Yevgeny Sutsky, an officer in the GRU military intelligence agency, a report by the German tabloid Bild and the investigative outlet Bellingcat has said. Germany sent the two unnamed Russian Embassy employees home earlier this month because it

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