Ukrainian Prime Minister: Putin 'Needs New Annexations'

Ukrainian Prime Minister: Putin 'Needs New Annexations'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 20, 2014

In a SPIEGEL interview, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 40, discusses his country's division, its war with Russia and why he believes all efforts to find a solution with Vladimir Putin will fail. Interview Conducted By Matthias Schepp and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Stuck in the Middle: Polish Intellectuals Sound the Alarm on Russia

Stuck in the Middle: Polish Intellectuals Sound the Alarm on Russia

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 04, 2014

Poland has long seen itself as stuck between the East and West, resulting in plenty of historical suffering. Russian aggression in Ukraine has many in the country fearing the worst. Leading Polish writers worry that the West isn't doing enough. By Jurek Skrobala more... Comment ]

Gasleitung: Westliche South-Stream-Partner überrumpelt vom Projekt-Stopp

Gasleitung: Westliche South-Stream-Partner überrumpelt vom Projekt-Stopp

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 02, 2014

Russland hat das South-Stream-Projekt gestoppt - offenbar ohne vorher mit den westlichen Beteiligten wie etwa der deutschen BASF-Tochter Wintershall gesprochen zu haben. Vertreter aus Österreich zeigen sich verärgert. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Opinion: Stop Talking about NATO Membership for Ukraine

Opinion: Stop Talking about NATO Membership for Ukraine

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 02, 2014

The president of Ukraine is talking up the idea of a national referendum to join NATO, an idea that the military alliance's chief has openly supported. But such a debate is dangerous -- because it divides member states and provides Putin with powerful ammunition. A Commentary by Christoph Schult in Brussels more... Comment ]

Aus für South Stream: Kein Anschluss unter dieser Pipeline

Aus für South Stream: Kein Anschluss unter dieser Pipeline

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 02, 2014

Mit dem Stopp des milliardenschweren Pipeline-Projekts South Stream sorgt Russland für großes Aufsehen. Wen betrifft das Aus, wie kam es dazu und ist die Absage endgültig? Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Konflikt mit der EU: Russland gibt Pipeline-Projekt South Stream auf

Konflikt mit der EU: Russland gibt Pipeline-Projekt South Stream auf

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 02, 2014

Die South-Stream-Pipeline soll russisches Gas an der Ukraine vorbei nach Europa bringen, doch aktuell ist der Bau blockiert. Präsident Putin hat jetzt die Geduld verloren - und vereinbarte eine Alternative mit der Türkei. mehr... Video | Forum ]

Relations at Rock Bottom: Cracks Form in Berlin Over Russia Stance

Relations at Rock Bottom: Cracks Form in Berlin Over Russia Stance

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 25, 2014

A political solution is more distant than ever in the Russia conflict, with the German government and EU having exhausted their diplomatic options. A rift may now be growing between Chancellor Merkel and her foreign minister over Berlin's tough stance against Moscow. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

German Foreign Minister: 'Crimea Will Remain a Source of Conflict'

German Foreign Minister: 'Crimea Will Remain a Source of Conflict'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 25, 2014

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned recently that leaders should tone down their rhetoric on Russia. SPIEGEL asked him whether his comments were directed at Chancellor Merkel and how he believes the conflict with Russia might develop. Interview Conducted by Christiane Hoffmann more... Comment ]

Summit of Failure: How the EU Lost Russia over Ukraine

Summit of Failure: How the EU Lost Russia over Ukraine

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 24, 2014

One year ago, negotations over a Ukraine association agreement with the European Union collapsed. The result has been a standoff with Russia and war in the Donbass. It was an historical failure, and one that German Chancellor Angela Merkel contributed to. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Ukraine-Krise: Separatisten lehnen Vermittlung des Westens ab

Ukraine-Krise: Separatisten lehnen Vermittlung des Westens ab

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 20, 2014

Die ostukrainischen Separatisten verweigern sich einer Vermittlung der EU und der USA im Ukraine-Konflikt. Eine Lösung sei nur in direkten Gesprächen mit Kiew und Russland zu erreichen. Ähnlich hatte sich zuvor Moskau geäußert. mehr...