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Turkey vs. the EU: Still arguing? Russians Are Coming…

... of the island of Cyprus, including the still unrecognized Northern Cyprus. Turkey’s military power is superior to that of Cyprus – a fact that Turkey makes well known, thereby exacerbating the already troubled situation. Kerim Has: Turkey and Germany: Souring Relations between Strategic Allies The audit states that Germany, the Netherlands and Austria, all of which have a sizeable Turkish diaspora, bear an additional political load that largely precludes the possibility of a profound and ...


Do Angela Merkel and Germany have a joint future?

... German media people reported during the endless appearing process for finding a coalition 2017/2018 about a “governmental crisis”. This mostly due to the lack of knowledge these coalition talks being a defined process despite taking unusually long. Germany sure wasn’t able to take major decisions hurting especially Emmanuel Macron and his affair of the heart: the renovation of Europe. On the topics Europe and Foreign Policy, Germany steps on the brakes for many years now, therefore the result ...


Russian Experts and German Diplomats Discuss the Impact of Skripal Case on Russia-EU Relations

... Director, and Sergey Utkin , Head of Foreign and Security Policy Department of the Centre for Strategic Research, Head of Department of Strategic Assessment, RAS IMEMO Centre for Situation Analysis, had a meeting with German diplomats from the Embassy of Germany to Russia. The following issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: recent aggravation in relations between Russia the West caused by Skripal Case and the possible impact of the current crisis on Russian-European relations in the medium ...


When Did the First World War End for Russia? Marking the Centenary of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

... First World War? The official answer is simple: on March 3, 1918, when it signed a separate peace treaty in Brest-Litovsk, which was occupied by the Germans. It was signed on one side by the Bolshevik government and on the other by the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire). The key points were the loss of about 780,000 sq km, including part of Transcaucasia, the Baltic region, and Ukraine, and also the effective recognition that all the military efforts of the past ...


The EU Companies May Be Affected by the New US Sanctions

... the US it may be different. You have people who are real Cold warriors, exaggerate everything — all bad things come from Russia. Others are a little bit more moderate. In Europe it depends on the country: from Baltic states and Poland to Austria, Germany, and France. Things are shifting and one dangerous element is that everyone, including Europe, is talking about the hybrid conflict. Nobody knows exactly what hybrid conflict is, but everyone is talking about it. In Europe it is not as exacerbated ...


Merkel Ist Kaputt: Germany’s Crisis is Britain’s Opportunity

'Stability' may ring sweetly, but in the EU's case, it has become a synonym of 'stagnation'. What the EU needs at this point is leadership Germany today is at a crossroads, divided, uncertain. Christian Lindner, Chairman of the Free Democratic Party, has walked away from coalition negotiations, leaving Merkel in political limbo. Whether the Social Democrats will again agree to a 'Grand ...


Andrey Kortunov Makes a Speech in Berlin at the Workgroup Meeting of German Institute for International and Security Affairs

... Studies ( DGO ) held an extended meeting of their workgroup on Russia focusing on the following topic: “Is Russia a Global Player?” Over 50 experts, state officials and diplomats, representatives of non-profit organizations, and journalists from Germany and other European countries took part in the event. The following topics were discussed in the course of the event: different aspects of Russia’s foreign policy, including Europe, Asia-Pacific region, Africa, and Latin America. Andrey Kortunov,...


Russia–EU Energy Relations

RIAC and DGAP Report Restoration and further development of the energy dialogue between Russia and the EU will require the sides to search for compromises and a balance of interests. This is not a simple task, fresh ideas, flexibility and the rejection of stereotypes are crucial. The report provides recommendations for renewing the dialogue. The report is published in the frameworks of the joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Robert Bosch Center at the German Council...


The Future World Order

... Christianity, now half-forgotten in the West, plundering along the way, of course. It was not an “order” but rather the law of the jungle in its worst form. International law and norms of interstate relations were viciously trampled upon. In 1991, Germany and then the European Union as a whole recognized the independence of Croatia and Slovenia which had broken away from Yugoslavia. Such unilateral recognition was completely against international law and became one of the factors that triggered ...


Munich Hosts Debate on the Role of the U.S. and Russia in Contemporary Europe

... European Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde, DGO) and German non-profit association Atlantik-Brücke organized public debate on the role of the U.S. and Russia in contemporary Europe and the prospects for development of relations between Germany, Washington, and Moscow. On November 14, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) with participation of the German Association for East European Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde, DGO) ...


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