Kremlin bans Deutsche Welle from operating in Russia – Moscow hits back after Germany moves against RT.

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that Deutsche Welle, a German media outlet, will be banned from operating in Russia. The move comes as retaliation for Wednesday’s decision by Germany to ban the Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT’s German-language channel over a license dispute. Daniel Caspary, head of the EPP’s German delegation in the European Parliament, slammed… Read more »

The EU’s most powerful Germans

The election of Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission president was seen by many in Brussels as the naked confirmation of Germany’s political heft in the European Union. The truth is that the country has plenty of other arrows in its quiver.