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Dear Reader, You have probably heard quite a lot in recent days about Germany’s “U-turn” on its previous refusal to send heavy weaponry to Ukraine. This…
Dear Reader, The Green party are often accused of being too ideological for the German public to trust them with the keys to the Chancellery. Indeed…
Whatever their protestations to the contrary, the German ruling classes don’t genuinely feel remorse for the way they’ve conducted their Russia policy…
Dear Reader, I have to say that this is a piece of news that really surprised me. A survey released today by the Allensbach Institute found that a third…
Prick your ears and you just might be able to hear it. Somewhere in the distance a faint voice is shouting: “Bohr, Schätzelein, bohr!” Yes, that’s…
Dear Reader, In recent weeks we have heard a lot about the German government still being reluctant to put the lives of Ukrainians civilians ahead of its…
Dear Reader, Last week I drove out of Berlin with my family to go for a walk in Brandenburg’s endless pine forests. On our way back we stopped in at a…
Leading German politicians are trying to wash their hands of responsibility for Russia's aggression in eastern Europe.
Dear Reader, Perhaps you’ve heard of Andriy Melnyk, the Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin who might very well be the least diplomatic man ever to have run…
Dear Reader, I’m sure you know the story. Josef K. suddenly finds himself being put on trial although he remains in the dark as to what exactly he is…
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