Merkel's Tougher Russia Stance Meets Resistance In Germany

Apr 17, 2018

On Monday, Germany’s Europe minister called for a new policy of easing tensions with Russia, pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel to moderate her hardened stance towards the Kremlin. Merkel’s tone has hardened over the four years since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, which led to Western nations imposing the sanctions on Moscow.