Horst Seehofer, the leader of Germany’s southern state of Bavaria, is not afraid of angering the chancellor. Earlier this month, he sparked indignation when he visited Vladimir Putin. Now he says Germany is experiencing the ‘rule of injustice.’
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to visit Moscow in May, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. While meeting Bavarian premier Horst Seehofer, Putin asked him to pass on his "very best wishes" to Merkel.
The CSU's adjunct foreign policy is legendary. Now, Horst Seehofer is flying to Moscow. It is a politically juicy and controversial visit by the Bavarian in a period of upheaval in German-Russian relations.
President Jacob Zuma's recent cabinet reshuffle didn't just send the markets into a tailspin. It also removed key political figures from government who are opposed to proposals to build more nuclear reactors.
Front National leader Marine Le Pen has met with Vladimir Putin and Russian lawmakers in Moscow. Russia has been cozying up to right-wing candidates and meddling in European and US elections.
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