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Former German Chancellor Refused to Cut Ties With Russian President


Former German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder, in an interview with RTL/ntv, responded to criticism for maintaining contacts with Russia during the political crisis and friendly relations with the country’s President Vladimir Putin.  As the former chairman of the German government stressed, the situation in Ukraine can be resolved through negotiations, for which the Kremlin is ready.

Canada to Give Back Gazprom Turbine Despite Sanctions


The Canadian government plans, in agreement with Germany, to withdraw the turbine for the Nord Stream gas pipeline from sanctions, the Ukrainian newspaper Evropeiskaya Pravda reports.  According to the EP, the formal reason for lifting sanctions should be the argument that the return of the turbine will give Russia the technical opportunity to restore the

Trading | Business  | 30.05.22

Adidas and Puma Plan to Stay in Russian Market


German manufacturers of sporting goods, Adidas and Puma, which have suspended their work in Russia, have accepted the applications from Russian retailers for the 2023 collection, as reported by Izvestia, citing an informed source.   According to Izvestia, the above-mentioned brands have closed all single-brand stores in the country, but continue to ship new products to

Economics | Business  | 12.05.22

Gazprom Subsidiaries in Germany Stopped Receiving Russian Gas


German Economy Minister, Robert Habeck, reported that the German subsidiaries of Gazprom have stopped receiving gas from Russia since May 11, 2022.  “Yesterday [on May 11] in the evening, at about 10.30 pm, Putin published a decree according to which European enterprises are subject to sanctions. In Germany, Gazprom and its subsidiaries no longer receive

Europe Tries to Survive Without Russian Gas, But Fails


Several dozen Polish districts were left without gas after Poland imposed sanctions on firms associated with Russia. As the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic, Pavel Shefernaker, stated today, on April 28, the authorities are trying to do everything possible to restore gas supply to these areas.   We are talking about Novatek Green

Germany Seized Power in Russian Gas Giant’s Company


Gazprom Germania, the German subsidiary of the Russian gas giant Gazprom, will come under the management of the Federal Grid Agency of Germany until September 30, despite Moscow’s previous statements that such a move would be illegal. This is reported by Bloomberg with reference to the statement of the Minister of Economy of Germany Robert

Germany not Ready to Sharply Reject Russian Oil


Germany’s position on the supply of Russian oil has not changed – Berlin will not be able to abandon it immediately. This was stated on Monday, March 21, by the representative of the German Cabinet of Ministers Steffen Hebestreit, answering a question about whether the EU can impose an embargo on Russian oil.  “The government,

Russia Stopped Cooperation With Germany on Conducting Joint Experiments on ISS


The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, announced the termination of cooperation with the German Centre for Aviation and Cosmonautics to conduct scientific experiments on the ISS in connection with German sanctions against the Russian Federation.  “The termination of cooperation with the Russian Federation announced by the leadership of the Federal Republic of Germany in the

German Restaurant Announced Russian Visitors ‘Unwelcomed’


The restaurant in Bietigheim-Bissingen “Traube Bietigheim” has restricted entry for Russian citizens. The owner of the restaurant said that visitors with a Russian passport are not allowed to enter the restaurant.  The owner admitted that ordinary citizens are not to blame for the government’s decisions, though, according to him, “it’s time to take some step.”