All diplomatic routes to Moscow go through Berlin. EU needs to address Germany's bilateral relationship with Russia - rather than impose sanctions that are symbolic. -
Snow snaps by @AFP photographers: Justin Tallis at Buckingham Place and Trafalgar Square in London. Astrid Vellguth at the Old National Gallery in Berlin. Yuri Kadobnov on the Moskva river in Kolomenskoye park, Moscow Moscow
VIDEO: Russian opposition figure Alexei#Navalny , who has spent five months in Berlin recovering from a poisoning attack, is on a plane heading back to Moscow. Navalny risks being arrested on arrival, but told reporters on board that he was "an innocent person "
"Hitler's alligator" has died in Moscow zoo. He was 84! Rus TV says Saturn born in US in 1936, moved to Berlin zoo but escaped in bombing raids. In 1946 British soldiers found him & handed to Soviets. Surely one of the great 20th century alligator lives
U.S. nuclear war plans in 1959 included "destruction" of East Berlin, Moscow and Beijing.