Angela Merkel


Rosneft, Nord Stream and Putin's admiration: what does Gerhard Schröder do in Russia?


Gerhard Schröder has both political and long-term business relations with Russia, which the German leadership does not like.

Why negotiations on a peaceful settlement in the Donbas stalled


The world wonders what Russia and its president want to achieve from neighboring Ukraine. Vedomosti collected the options that are discussed in Vladimir Putin's entourage.

Germany will pay dearly for insulting Russia


That's whyBerlin won't strengthen the sanctions, observers believe.