Dmitri Stratievski charts the rise of a new leader of Germany’s CDU. What will be his stance on German-Russia relations?
Maria Shagina sees echoes of 1982 in how the US is reacting to the construction of Nord Stream 2
Ivan Tkachev looks at whether sanctions could bring the Nord Stream-2 story to an end
Anton Imennov and Sergey Glandin describe how US sanctions policies are being used to stall a second gas pipeline network linking Russia and Germany
EU disunity, support from key energy companies, and Trump’s acquiescence will see Nord Stream 2 completed