Oil price falls, gas remains scarce: only Putin can avert Europe’s gas crisis

The global energy market is easing, but one of the most important energy sources remains scarce in Europe. Cold weather and unusually low deliveries in recent weeks mean that Europeans will be completely dependent on the Kremlin’s favor in the coming months. Something is happening in the energy sector: prices are collapsing dramatically on the […]

Kiev warns "escalation": Putin and Biden want to talk about Ukraine

The meeting of foreign ministers apparently laid the foundation stone: US President Biden and Russian President Putin want to meet at least virtually for a Ukraine summit next week. The situation on the border remains tense. Kiev fears an invasion “at the end of January”. In the midst of tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border, US […]

Attack on Ukraine ?: USA: "proofs" for Russian aggression plans

The situation in the Ukraine conflict continues to worsen. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks of “evidence” that would support Russia’s plans for “military operations” against Ukraine. Moscow continues to deny its warlike intent – and heavily reproaches NATO. Tensions are escalating in the Ukraine conflict: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia […]

Minsk threatens the EU with a gas stop: Lukashenko describes Crimea as Russian

Seven years ago Russia annexed the Ukrainian Crimea after a controversial vote. Belarusian President Lukashenko is now acknowledging Moscow’s power over the peninsula for the first time in an interview. A reaction from Kiev is not long in coming. After a long hesitation, the authoritarian Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko recognized the annexed Ukrainian Black Sea […]

Talks with Putin: Armenia and Azerbaijan are getting closer

Armenia and Azerbaijan have been fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region for decades. Since the fierce fighting a year ago, there have been repeated battles. Russian President Putin is now mediating: The warring Caucasus republics want, among other things, to mutually define their borders. The political leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to ease the […]

Injection of Sputnik Light: Putin gets boosters – without cameras

The majority of the Russian population is skeptical about the corona vaccination. Among other things, there are concerns about the Russian vaccine. So far, only 40 percent have been vaccinated. According to his own statements, head of state Putin is already receiving the booster injection. In the midst of the dramatic corona situation in Russia, […]

Meeting with NATO Secretary General: Merkel: Relationship with Russia cooled off

In one of the last crises during her term in office, Chancellor Merkel was once again asked to give everything. A meeting with the NATO Secretary General deals with the Belarusian-Polish border, but also with Ukraine. Lukashenko and Putin have meanwhile phoned Merkel. While the new Corona resolutions are at stake in domestic politics today, […]