“Don’t be afraid. Take to the streets,” Navalny said. “Don’t do it for me, do it for yourselves and your future.”
Football’s Drive to Gain Yardage in Europe
Playing to German fascination with American culture, games in the NFL Europe League are accompanied by hot dogs, popcorn, and the US national anthem.
The Stakes For Ukraine Are High In Monday’s Summit Between Putin And Zelenskiy
“The strategic goal of Russia is a weak, chaotic Ukraine. If you accept that as their goal, you can understand the logic of Russian behavior.”
After Trump Call, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Gambles On Russia Peace Push Without U.S. Help
“We don’t think of Trump as an ally,” says Alyona Getmanchuk. “At best, he could be a referee; at worst, he could create more and more obstacles.”
In Russia, A Dairy Owner Dreams Of Delivering Cheese To Vladimir Putin
“Russians are like a spring,” said Oleg Sirota. “The more you push them down, the stronger they bounce back up.”
German City Accepts Karl Marx Statue From China, But Not Everyone’s Happy
Trier has never been particularly fond of its most famous son, Karl Marx, who helped turn communism into an ideology that changed the course of history.
Playing to the Gallery
Renewed calls for rapprochement with the Kremlin bear the fingerprints of Gerhard Schröder, who still pulls considerable weight inside the SPD.
NATO Is Having an Existential Crisis
“We’re vulnerable to bullshit thrown in the fan,” an eastern European diplomat said, requesting anonymity so as to speak undiplomatically.
Cold War 2.0: The US Military Is Beefing Up Its Presence in the Former Soviet Bloc
The United States has quietly begun expanding its military footprint in a region that during the Cold War was deep inside the Soviet-controlled Warsaw Pact.
What Brexit Looks Like to the Rest of Europe
A colleague from Poland advised his British-born wife to get a Polish passport. It was high time to make some coffee.