Olaf Scholz
Russia-Ukraine war Biden’s existential angst in Ukraine

It is becoming increasingly clear that the US is fighting in Ukraine to preserve its global hegemony

Reichsbuerger movement Germany Demons creep up from Europe’s attic

The recent ‘coup attempt’ in Germany caused shock and alarm and is reflective of the country’s right-wing gaining prominence. But it can also be a chance for the government to push its agenda

Macron visits US Macron’s US visit tells Europe’s alienation

While the joint statement issued after Macron’s visit shows that the US and France are on the same page in their criticism of Moscow’s conduct of the war in Ukraine, the nuances in the respective articulation by the two leaders during their joint press conference cannot be missed

Attack on Nord Stream kills prospects for dialogue in Ukraine

This dastardly act is state-sponsored and only highlights that there are powerful forces in the West who want the conflict to prolong

Mapping Faultlines: As Ukraine war enters sixth month, grain and gas are in focus

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClicks’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent agreement to facilitate grain exports from Ukraine, and the energy crisis faced by Europe

g7 summit G7: cracks in Western unity on Russia

The summit exposed that the existing sanctions against Russia have gone beyond most Western policy makers’ pain threshold. The European leaders are discovering now that there is a price to be paid for further sanctions

NATO countries gear up to supply more weapons to Ukraine

Germany, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, and Romania are among the countries that have pledged the supply of more weapons to Ukraine. The US has already announced a billion dollars worth of arms supplies in a week

US war hysteria over Ukraine won’t gel

A new level of criticality has appeared lately in Donbass with large scale mobilization by Ukrainian forces and reports of western mercenaries in the guise of military advisors. The US intentions remain unclear

Weimar Triangle vs Russia Moscow confronts ‘Good Cop, Bad Cop’

Russia is not impressed that European leaders are making a beeline for Moscow and sees a strategy to wear it down in inconsequential diplomatic gyrations

Mapping Faultlines: Understanding NATO and US responses to Russia

In this episode of Mapping Faultines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the responses by NATO and the US to demands raised by Russia on the security situation in Europe

Nord Stream 2 is a double-edged geopolitical tool

Since December 21, all Russian natural gas shipments to Germany through a major transit pipeline known as the Yamal-Europe transnational gas pipeline have reversed direction

Understanding Germany’s ‘traffic light’ coalition

Germany’s new coalition government is set to be voted in today. Pawel Wargan, organizer, researcher, and coordinator of the International Secretariat of the Progressive International, speaks on the contradictions of the coalition