Photo Gallery: Putin and Merkel's Difficult Relationship
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Photo Gallery: Putin and Merkel's Difficult Relationship

Chilly Peace German-Russian Relations Enter a New Ice Age

Relations between Germany and Russia appear to be approaching a new ice age. Berlin is more dependent on Moscow than ever before, but Merkel has little trust in newly re-elected President Vladimir Putin. She would like to strengthen the opposition.
Translated from the German by Josh Ward