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Kiev issues note of protest to Berlin over German politicians’ visit to Crimea
The Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany, Andrey Melnik, wrote on Twitter that Ukraine sent a note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany protesting the visit of the Chairman of the youth wing of the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party, Marcus Frohnmayer, and Alternative for Germany Member of the European Parliament, Marcus Pretzell.
“We sent note of protest to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany because of illegal visit of German politicians to Crimea,” Melnik wrote.
Media: The Russian mafia is working in the area of patient care in Germany
Numerous cases of fraud in the outpatient treatment provided by companies created by immigrants from the former Soviet Union were recorded in Germany. Losses are estimated at approximately one billion euros per year.
Outpatient services that provide care for the disabled in Germany, founded by immigrants from former Soviet countries, cheat social insurance of at least one billion euros per year. This information was published by Welt am Sonntag, on Sunday, April 17, and the Bavarian media …
German Intelligence: Russia is using Snowden to drive a wedge between the US and Europe
According to the BND, Moscow used Edward Snowden to create turmoil between the United States and Western Europe. German intelligence services claim that the Kremlin uses every opportunity to discredit Germany.
Russia is trying to use the well-known US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden to drive a wedge between Western Europe and the United States. This opinion was expressed by the head of the Federal Intelligence Service BND, Gerhard Schindler and the head of the Federal Office for the …
Bundestag deputy spoke of a 'Marshall Plan for Ukraine'
Ukrainian authorities must carry out real reforms in the judiciary and the Prosecutor's Office to count on strong support from the West comparable to the Marshall Plan, as announced during a live broadcast from Berlin by Bundestag MP, Head of the German-Ukrainian Parliamentary Group, Karl-Georg Wellmann, during the program "Svoboda Slova" on the channel ICTV.
"We are ready to help, and my proposal was to create something like the 'Marshall Plan'- providing more than 100 billion euros in …
Germany allocates nearly 1 billion euros to help those affected by the war in eastern Ukraine
Besides providing assistance to those affected in eastern Ukraine, the money will be spent on training for local government representatives
As was reported on the official website of the German Embassy in Kiev, the German Government will provide Ukraine with a 900,000 euro grant for psychological assistance for those affected by the war in eastern Ukraine.
In 2016 and 2017 German authorities are ready to support the "Malta Assistance Service" to extend its humanitarian projects aimed at …
German diplomat: The situation in eastern Ukraine 'excites concern'
Gernot Erler, the Special Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany for Russian policy, noted that the threats to the members of the special OSCE monitoring mission are "unacceptable." Erler reiterated his call for the fulfilment of the Minsk agreements.Reports of observers of the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE about the increased ceasefire violations in the east of Ukraine, as well as the presence of heavy weapons there "excite concern,” Erler said. "I urge all parties to …
Die Welt: German intelligence agencies to strengthen defense against Russian spying and propaganda
German Sunday newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported that the Federal Government of Germany is planning to strengthen measures for the fight against spying, propaganda and misinformation from Russia. According to Welt am Sonntag, the Federal Intelligence Service of Germany and Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution will report on activity of Russian Security Services in the Federal Republic of Germany.The high-profile alleged rape of the German teen “Liza” became a catalyst for …
German companies to build several factories in Ukraine
The number of jobs in German-owned factories in Ukraine will double in the near future. New plants will produce automotive components and will be located in the Western Ukraine. Plans to establish the automotive components plants in Ukraine were announced by the representative of the German Economic development Delegation during their visit to Kiev.
German automakers promise to create nearly ten thousand new jobs in Ukraine. Currently, in western regions of the country over 23,000 Ukrainians …
Der Taggespiegel: Russian hackers threaten German power grids
German energy sector companies are being threatened by hacker attacks, which may be supported by Russian secret services, as reported on Saturday, March 12th, by Tagesspiegel. According to the letter, which the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution sent to various German economic associations, there is evidence that a large-scale attack by the hacker group, Sofacy, is being prepared. In the worst case this may lead to damage of power plants and networks.
Malicious software, …
Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany: Berlin is too friendly towards Moscow
The Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany, Andriy Melnyk, stated that Berlin is "too friendly towards Russia". Melnyk believes that the German government tries to shift the blame to Ukraine for the slow implementation of the Minsk Agreements.
According to Melnyk, Germany is seeking favors from Russia, Deutsche Welle reported referring to the DPA Agency.
The Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany believes that Berlin is sending the wrong signals to Moscow. "Moscow perceives these signals of reconciliation …