Russia and Germany

Russia is ready to keep gas transit through Ukraine

Negotiations on the increase of natural gas transit through the Ukrainian gas transport system can only be commercial, press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.  "Negotiations can only be …

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Merkel: EU must seek 'direct contact' with Putin

The European Union should seek direct talks with President Vladimir Putin even as it stands together against "provocations" from Russia, said Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. "In my opinion, we as the …

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Putin and Merkel discuss European security

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday informed German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the key results of his meeting with U.S. leader Joe Biden, the Kremlin reported following a phone call between Putin and Merkel initiated by the German …

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Sputnik V vaccine may be supplied to Germany in June

Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine may be supplied to Germany in June, with talks on that matter continuing, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said on Sunday on Sputnik V’s Telegram channel. "Talks with Germany on …

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Nord Stream 2 may be finished by September

Russian Ambassador to Germany Sergei Nechayev announced the possibility of completing the construction of Nord Stream 2 before the September elections to the Bundestag. "Now the weather conditions are especially important. We will …

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Russia and Germany flag hydrogen cooperation

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said at the webcast meeting that Russia and Germany had agreed that it was important to implement joint projects in hydrogen energy, in comments shared by the Russian government online. He …

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Germany eager to launch Nord Stream 2 as soon as possible

Germany needs reliable gas supplies from Russia in the future and supports commissioning the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as soon as possible, Minister President of Germany's federal state of Saxony Michael Kretschmer said at a Russian-German …

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Germany considering buying Sputnik V vaccine

Germany is considering buying the Russian-made vaccine Sputnik V, Chancellor Angela Merkel said. However, she noted that would depend on when the European Medicines Agency approves the shot for use in the European Union. …

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Nord Stream 2 - existential project for Germany

Any onlooker watching the Nord Stream 2 affair in Germany easily arrives at the conclusion that the European Union’s member-countries are unable to safeguard their rights, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the …

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Russia and Germany form hydrogen pact

Germany and Russia have signed a joint declaration of intent to co-operate in the field of sustainable energy, the Russian energy ministry reported, listing hydrogen as a key area of focus. It could also exploit …

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Merkel defends Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday defended her country’s ongoing cooperation with Russia on the building of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. In an online appearance before the Council of Europe, Merkel noted that the Nord …

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Putin and Merkel discuss situation in Donbas over phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone talk on Thursday. Both Putin and Merkel voiced concern over the rising tensions in the southeast of …

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