Russia and Germany

 Germany rejects U.S. sanctions against Nord Stream 2

The German Economy Ministry has taken note of the threat of U.S. sanctions being placed on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, a spokeswoman said. She added that Berlin rejected sanctions that have extraterritorial effect, Reuters …

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U.S. to slap sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be put under sanctions by Washington, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said. The politician noted that the U.S. administration could prepare a bill providing for restrictions on …

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Russia to stay in PACE

Members of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers have agreed that Russia will stay in the Council’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), German foreign minister Heiko Maas said. According to him, it …

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Lavrov and Maas hold talks in Helsinki

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has met with his German counterpart Heiko Maas on the sidelines of a meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in the Finnish capital of Helsinki. …

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Merkel: European Commission not to stop Nord Stream-2

The European Commission will not be able to stop implementation of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project despite adoption of amendments to the E.U. Gas Directive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an audience in Ravensburg. …

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Soviet soldiers graves desecrated in German Spremberg

German law enforcement officers are investigating a vandalism case at a Soviet military cemetery in the city of Spremberg, the Russian embassy in Germany reports. "A few hours after the celebrations of the 74th anniversary of the …

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S7 Airline co-owner dies in Germany plane crash

A private plane with two Russians on board, which crashed in Germany yesterday, was almost completely destroyed by fire, regional police spokesman Bernd Hochstedter said. The victims’ bodies still remain at the …

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