Policy regarding Ukraine and Russia will be among German priorities

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says that Germany’s policy regarding Ukraine and Russia will be one of the priorities for his country during the presidency of the Council of the European Union. According to him, there is “minimal consensus” within the European Union on the policy vis-à-vis Russia; it includes, among other things, the regular […]

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Germany proposes first-ever use of EU cyber sanctions over Russia hacking

The German government has officially proposed that the European Union impose sanctions on Russian individuals responsible for a large-scale hacking of the Bundestag. It was the largest cyber hacking ever carried out against the Bundestag. In May, Germany’s attorney general issued an arrest warrant against Russian citizen Dmitry Badin, who is “strongly suspected of being […]

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Russian trace in Germany

The German Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador on Thursday amid accusations on the assassination of former Chechen field commander and Georgian citizen Zelimkhan Khangoshvili by the Russian government. Earlier the prosecutor’s office of Germany brought charges to the Russian Federation in contract killing. The German government is also considering imposing sanctions on Russia. The […]

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