At Putin’s inauguration, former German chancellor Schröder got a front-row spot. The Kremlin was sending a message.

Germany, News, Russia

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands with just three people in the audience after he took the oath of office on Monday. They were the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill; Putin’s longtime prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev; and former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder. It was a remarkable and revealing moment. At […]

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Auteur : Anton Troianovski
Date de parution : 7 May 2018 | 6:58 pm