Primaries in Donbass: Succesful Observation Mission

Manuel Ochsenreiter and Foreign Minister of Donetsk People´s Republic, Natalia Nikonorova
Manuel Ochsenreiter and Foreign Minister of Donetsk People´s Republic, Natalia Nikonorova

The German Center for Eurasian Studies conducted two electoral and crisis observation missions in both people´s republics in Donbasss in July and September this year. The director of the German Center, Manuel Ochsenreiter, witnessed the preparations, organization and presentation of the candidates of the Donbass primaries. Continue reading “Primaries in Donbass: Succesful Observation Mission”

German opposition MP attacking German government for anti-Russian sanctions

Franz Wiese, MP in Brandenburg parliament for the eurosceptic AfD-party
Franz Wiese, MP in Brandenburg parliament for the eurosceptic AfD-party

Franz Wiese (AfD) criticised in the Brandenburg parliament the anti-Russian sanction politics. Here is the video and the English translation: Continue reading “German opposition MP attacking German government for anti-Russian sanctions”

Dr. Leonid Reshetnikov: “German business will suffer no less, and perhaps even more than the Russian business.”

Dr. Leonid Reshetnikov
Dr. Leonid Reshetnikov

The director of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS), Dr. Leonid Reshetnikov, gave the German Center for Eurasian Studies an exclusive interview about the effects of the anti-Russian sanction politics. Continue reading “Dr. Leonid Reshetnikov: “German business will suffer no less, and perhaps even more than the Russian business.””

German research group: Hawks from the SBU behind the assassination of Boris Nemtsov

Wilhelm Dietl
Wilhelm Dietl

At a press conference on Tuesday in Berlin, longtime investigative journalist, author and ex-employee of the German BND, Wilhelm Dietl, presented a comprehensive report on the murder of the Russian liberal opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Continue reading “German research group: Hawks from the SBU behind the assassination of Boris Nemtsov”

Hungarian MP demands autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine

Márton Gyöngyösi
Márton Gyöngyösi

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said in the beginning of June that he is willing to give Crimean Tatars political and cultural autonomy in case Crimea comes back to Ukraine. Hungarian MP Márton Gyöngyösi (Jobbik) sees in Poroshenko´s plan a “political statements clearly directed against Russia”. Gyöngyösi: “Mr. Poroshenko doesn´t have any credibility when it comes to ethnic minority rights issues.” The Hungarian politician demands “self-governance and cultural autonomy” for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine. Continue reading “Hungarian MP demands autonomy for ethnic Hungarians in Ukraine”

Baden-Württemberg MP Udo Stein announced to take political action against the anti-Russian sanctions

Markus Frohnmaier and Udo Stein are active against the anti-Russian sanctions
Markus Frohnmaier and Udo Stein are active against the anti-Russian sanctions

At a press conference in Stuttgart, MP Udo Stein of the sovereignist Alternative “für Deutschland “ (AfD) party announced to take action against the anti-Russian sanction regime of the Berlin government. The speaker of the AfD youth organization “Junge Alternative” (JA) Markus Frohnmaier supported Stein. Frohnmaier is one of the strongest critics of the sanction politics. Continue reading “Baden-Württemberg MP Udo Stein announced to take political action against the anti-Russian sanctions”

German MEP Marcus Pretzell: “The US was pushing the EU, especially, Germany to sanction Russia.”

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In RT´s report about the Yalta International Economic Forum German MEP Marcus Pretzell (AfD) is critizising the EU sanctions against the Russian Federation:
Continue reading “German MEP Marcus Pretzell: “The US was pushing the EU, especially, Germany to sanction Russia.””

Ukrainian ambassador to Germany threatens German MEP Marcus Pretzell on twitter

The Ukrainian ambassador to Germany, Andrij Melnyk, threatened German MEP Marcus Pretzell from the sovereignist party “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) via twitter. Melnyk said: Pretzell´s recent “illegal visit to occupied Crimea” will have “consequences”. The Ukrainian ambassador did not explain what type of consequences. Continue reading “Ukrainian ambassador to Germany threatens German MEP Marcus Pretzell on twitter”