Saxony’s prime minister wants to keep nuclear power plants online for “5, 10 or 15 years longer” — RT DE

24 Sep 2022 1:19 p.m For Michael Kretschmer it is clear “that we cannot do without Russian gas”. However, the solution proposed by Economics Minister Habeck to continue operating some German nuclear power plants for a short time is not enough. “Everyone who can be reactivated” would have to go back online. In view of […]

Bund nationalizes Rosneft Germany – Saxony’s Kretschmer criticizes and warns of ‘shortage’ — RT DE

16 Sep 2022 8:12 p.m The Federal Government places the crude oil importers Rosneft Germany (RDG) under trusteeship of the Federal Network Agency. Saxony’s Prime Minister believes that Russian oil cannot be replaced in the short term and accuses Berlin of putting ideology above Germany’s interests. The Federal Government places the crude oil importers Rosneft […]

“You are UNWANTED. Period.” Ambassador Melnyk unloads Saxony’s Kretschmer — RT DE

28 Aug 2022 09:20 am “You are UNWANTED”. With these words, the controversial Ukrainian ambassador Melnyk made it clear to the Saxon Prime Minister Kretschmer that he was no longer welcome in Ukraine. Kretschmer’s crime: he had called for a ceasefire. The outgoing Ukrainian Ambassador Andrei Melnyk has invited the Prime Minister of Saxony, Michael […]

Saxony’s economy fears “serious economic and social upheaval” due to sanctions — RT DE

4 Aug 2022 6:06 p.m In Saxony, not only countless citizens are protesting against the anti-Russian sanctions of the federal government. Now the economy and especially the medium-sized companies are on the barricades – there is also support from Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer. Hardly any federal state is as dependent on cheap Russian energy as […]

“Put your head in the freezer” – Melnyk hands out against Saxony’s Prime Minister Kretschmer — RT DE

The Ukrainian Ambassador Melnyk, who has since been recalled, is again dishing out attacks on German politicians. He now advised the Saxon head of state Kretschmer to “put his head in the freezer”. Melnyk was reacting to Kretschmer’s statement that the Ukraine war had to be “frozen”. He described Chancellor Olaf Scholz as an “offended […]

“It will go wrong” – Saxony’s Kretschmer sees the government’s energy transition as a failure — RT DE

While Saxony’s Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer (CDU) sees the federal government’s energy transition as a failure in view of the current energy crisis, Chancellor Olaf Scholz is of the opinion that this is only really taking off. The left, however, assume the federal government calculus. Saxony’s head of government Michael Kretschmer (CDU) sees the energy […]

Saxony’s Prime Minister Kretschmer critical of embargo on Russian oil — RT DE

It is slowly dawning on one or the other politician: without Russian oil and gas, the lights could go out in Germany by autumn at the latest. On Wednesday, Saxony’s Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer was critical of an embargo on Russian raw materials and asked who was actually suffering most from the sanctions. Saxony’s Prime […]