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Bundestag to send inquiry regarding Nord Stream turbine case

Bundestag to send inquiry regarding Nord Stream turbine case

Eugene Schmidt from the right-wing German Alternative for Germany (AfD) party said he would send an inquiry to the German government regarding the crisis around the Nord Stream 1 turbine to find out what steps Berlin have taken to avoid a similar …

Scholz: NATO not to become a party to conflict

Scholz: NATO not to become a party to conflict

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz addressed Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, on Wednesday. Scholz insisted that NATO would not engage in a direct military confrontation with Russia, saying the West would instead …

Bundestag to elect a chancellor in a week

Bundestag to elect a chancellor in a week

The Bundestag will meet to express its views on the candidacy of Olaf Scholz for the post of the new German chancellor on December 8. This message was spread by the press service of the German parliament. It is assumed that on …

Germany recalls importance of Nord Stream 2 to Europe

Germany recalls importance of Nord Stream 2 to Europe

Head of the Bundestag's economy and energy committee Klaus Ernst said the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is important for Europe, as it will allow more gas to be produced. "Germany and Europe decide for …

Germany boycotts benefits for Nord Stream 2?

Germany boycotts benefits for Nord Stream 2?

The Bundestag failed to adopt amendments to the EU gas directive, which would soften the law for Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, according to the DPA agency. Before deciding on the directive, the right-wing party …

Bundestag afflicted with searching for 'Kremlin connection'

Bundestag afflicted with searching for 'Kremlin connection'

The Western media is discussing the accusations against German MP Markus Frohnmaier of enjoying Russia's support, made by the Dossier Centre, funded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky. German newspapers Spiegel and ZDF, BBC and La …

German Bundestag delegation to visit Crimea in 2019

German Bundestag delegation to visit Crimea in 2019

The delegation of the German parliament will visit Crimea next year, the head of Die Linke party group of the Quakenbruck parliament, Andreas Maurer, said at the meeting with Russian upper house member Olga …

Anti-Russian sanctions harm Europe - Bundestag

Anti-Russian sanctions harm Europe - Bundestag

The Bundestag considers the anti-Russian sanctions harmful and finds it necessary to abolish them, the co-chairman of the Left Party faction in the Bundestag, Sarah Wagenkneht suggests. In particular, she called for an end to the "ice age in …

Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor

Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor

Germany's Bundestag has re-elected Angela Merkel as the country’s chancellor today. She received 364 out of 688 valid votes in the 709-member Bundestag. Angela Merkel has been sworn in as Germany’s …