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Russia beats Germany to claim Olympic ice hockey gold

The Russian men’s hockey squad, competing in PyeongChang under the name Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), has claimed Olympic gold, defeating Germany 4-3 in an overtime thriller, RT reports. For the first time since 1992, …

 Who sees Russia as part of Europe in EU?

The French Institute of Public Opinion (Ifop), one of the oldest companies that do public surveys, has conducted an opinion poll at Sputnik's behest, to evaluate how many citizens of the EU believe Russia belongs to Europe. Ifop …

Germany refuses to spend 2 percent on NATO

Sigmar Gabriel has revealed Germany REFUSES to achieve Natos defence spending target of 2 percent, Express reports. He instead called for money to be spent on building a strong European defence union. Answering questions after …

Merkel sees no threat in new gas pipe to Russia

The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to Europe’s energy security, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart, Reuters …

German journalist freed in Turkey - media

A German journalist detained in Turkey for a year Deniz Yucel is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said. Yucel, a correspondent for German daily Die Welt, could still …

 Mammadyarov to attend Munich Security Conference

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will pay a working visit to Germany on February 16-17 to take part in the 54th Munich Security Conference, the republic's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …

Russia’s day 1 results at 2018 Olympics

The 1st day of the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang ended for the Russian athletes performing in neutral status ‘athletes from Russia’ with one medal. Semen Elistratov scored a bronze medal in the short track. Germany …

Germany grants permit for Nord Stream 2

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project has received a permit for construction and operation in German territorial waters and the landfall area around eastern Germany’s Lubmin, the project’s operator said. "The Stralsund …