Russia and Germany

Germany urges 'prudence' in potential sanctions against Russia

Germany urges 'prudence' in potential sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Scholz has urged Europe and the United States to think carefully when considering sanctions against Russia for any aggression against Ukraine in a crisis pitting Berlin’s main gas supplier against its biggest …

Christine Lambrecht: no taboo on Russian sanctions issue 

Christine Lambrecht: no taboo on Russian sanctions issue 

German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht agrees with Chancellor Olaf Scholz that all measures should be considered as sanctions against the Russian Federation in case of aggression against Ukraine, TASS quotes the minister’s interview …

Germany wants stable relations with Russia - diplomat

Germany wants stable relations with Russia - diplomat

The German cabinet of ministers wants to have stable relations with Russia, both countries have a long list of issues to discuss, German Minister for Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock said on Monday before traveling for talks to Kiev and …

German chancellor welcomes Russia-US contacts on security

German chancellor welcomes Russia-US contacts on security

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called important and necessary Russia’s contacts with NATO and the US on security issues. "It is very important that we are using different formats," he said in Berlin on Thursday after …

German defense chief assesses Russia-NATO talks

German defense chief assesses Russia-NATO talks

Speaking to the German broadcaster RBB German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said Thursday that she welcomed contacts between Russia and NATO on Europe’s security situation. "We are now in a situation where we can …

Scholz and Putin may meet in January - media

Scholz and Putin may meet in January - media

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz considers efforts to build relations with Russia as an important factor and is going to place this issue under his personal control and expects to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin already in January, the …

German Foreign Minister expects to meet with Lavrov soon

German Foreign Minister expects to meet with Lavrov soon

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hopes to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov soon. She stated this in an interview with DPA. "In this very tense situation, it is important for me …

Putin has a telephone conversation with the German Chancellor

Putin has a telephone conversation with the German Chancellor

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the Kremlin press service informs. "A telephone conversation took place between President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin …

Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 of interest to all European consumers

Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 of interest to all European consumers

Russia is convinced that the Nord Stream 2 project is of interest to all European consumers, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. "Both the Russian and the German sides are interested in the project. Overall, …

Polish PM scolds Germany on Nord Stream 2

Polish PM scolds Germany on Nord Stream 2

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Germany should stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Europe if it wants to work for peace, linking the project to his country’s handling of migrants on the Belarus border. …

Certification of Nord Stream 2 AG suspended

Certification of Nord Stream 2 AG suspended

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has "suspended the procedure to certify Nord Stream 2 AG as an independent transmission operator" due to organization and legal issues, the regulator said in a statement on …