Uncomfortable Truths Only Dialogue Can Ease Moscow-Berlin Tensions

Relations between Moscow and Berlin are particularly chilly ahead of the Petersburg Dialogue, a biannual meeting of politicians, businessmen, and civil-society representatives from Russia and Germany. Both sides will have no choice but to talk, listen and swallow some uncomfortable truths.
An archive photo of Putin and Merkel: German-Russian relations are more tense than ever.

An archive photo of Putin and Merkel: German-Russian relations are more tense than ever.

AFP
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt