Dmitri Stratievski charts the rise of a new leader of Germany’s CDU. What will be his stance on German-Russia relations?
Lyubov Glazunova on how Russia turned into an international disposal site for nuclear waste
Dmitri Stratievski looks into whether Berlin might shift policy on sanctions against Russia
Dmitry Stratievsky on the candidates for the post of German Federal Chancellor and their overlapping views on the Kremlin’s policies
Ivan Preobrazhensky about what the Kremlin can expect from the new European Commission
Olga Gulina takes stock of new talk about a visa-free regime between the EU and Russia
EU disunity, support from key energy companies, and Trump’s acquiescence will see Nord Stream 2 completed
A mysterious kidnapping in the Czech Republic and a Russian spy scandal in Austria are posing awkward questions for Russia-friendly populist governments in both countries
How will Germany’s relations with Russia change after Angela Merkel resigns from high-level politics?
Why is Nord Stream 2 a threat to the EU, but not to Germany?
Overshadowed by immigration from the Middle East and Africa in recent years, the migration of Chechens from Russia to Europe is a topic that few discuss.
Germans with a post-Soviet migration background are a diverse grouping who are poorly represented in German politics and scarcely understood by the national news media. This has led to some dangerous misconceptions over the last few years.