NATO: Sweden and Finland officially request membership

abroad military alliance Sweden and Finland officially apply for NATO membership – Turkey speaks of contradiction From 1:04 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Special WELT – Ex-Russian officer criticizes Putin’s state television Ukrainian guerrillas reportedly killed several senior Russian officers in Melitopol. The Russian army then tightened controls on passenger cars, the administration of … Read more

Recep Erdogan continues to reject Finland and Sweden joining NATO

abroad Turkish President Erdogan continues to reject Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership Status: 11:29 | Reading time: 2 minutes Finland and Sweden want to join NATO Sweden and Finland, Scandinavian countries, are trying to join NATO. A majority of the Stockholm Parliament voted Monday in favor of this historic step. Meanwhile, Turkey is threatening to … Read more

Erdogan continues to reject Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership

abroad Turkish President Erdogan continues to reject Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership From 5:39 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Finland and Sweden want to join NATO Sweden and Finland, Scandinavian countries, are trying to join NATO. A majority of the Stockholm Parliament voted Monday in favor of this historic step. Meanwhile, Turkey is threatening … Read more

After NATO announcement: Russia stops supplying electricity to Finland

abroad After the announcement to NATO Russia stops supplying electricity to Finland From 11.46 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes New Iron Curtain – “We Seem To Be Heading There” Finland and Sweden, Scandinavian countries, now want to join NATO. The political scientist Prof. Heinz Gärtner sees the danger of a new cold war. Just … Read more

NATO: Erdogan opposes the membership of Sweden and Finland

abroad Turkey Erdogan opposes Sweden and Finland joining NATO From 5:09 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Finland wants to join NATO Russia’s unpredictable behavior is the reason for Finland’s application for NATO membership, Foreign Minister Haavisto said. Strong criticism comes from the Kremlin. The 1,300 kilometer border could now be heavily armed. Even with … Read more

Finland: Kremlin calls Finland’s NATO membership a threat

abroad military alliance Kremlin calls Finland’s NATO membership a threat to Russia From 3:57 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes Finnish government backs NATO membership Finnish President Niinistö and Prime Minister Marin have come out in favor of their country’s immediate application for NATO membership. Finland maintained a position of neutrality for decades, but has … Read more

Ukraine: NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg calls on Putin to step down

abroad General Secretary Stoltenberg ‘Stand firm with Ukraine’ – NATO calls on Putin to step down Status: 06:41 | Reading time: 3 minutes NATO boss Stoltenberg calls on Putin to start peace talks NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urges Vladimir Putin to end hostilities in Ukraine. “I again call on President Putin on May 9 … Read more

CDU: Lammert awaits Merkel’s statement on Russian policy

Germany Former President of the Bundestag Lammert expects Merkel to explain her policy towards Russia Booth: 04.05.2022 | Reading time: 2 minutes “Merkel would also be an interesting witness in such a commission of inquiry” Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has admitted errors in his Russian policy. For Jan Fleischhauer, however, this is not enough. He … Read more