Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they walk after a joint news conference at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. The meeting in Sochi is Merkel's first visit to Russia in a year and comes amid tense relations between Berlin and Moscow. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
The Spin War

Why Germany’s Public Won’t Drink the Anti-Russia Kool-Aid

Recent surveys show Germany enjoys a pronounced media literacy among citizens and a great yearning for German-Russian rapprochement.