Russian authorities have arrested and charged Norwegian pensioner Frode Berg with spying. Lars Bevanger reports on how some people believe he could be a pawn in a greater geopolitical game.
A court in Moscow has sentenced a Norwegian man to 14 years in prison for spying on Russian nuclear submarines. A lawyer for the retired border inspector claims he is the victim of a setup.
President Vladimir Putin has said the reactor on a fire-damaged, nuclear-powered submarine had been isolated and was still working. The 14 sailors died as they were surveying the sea floor near the Arctic three days ago.
NATO is again running Baltic Sea drills — but now, the exercise is headed by the US Navy's 2nd Fleet, a key force during the Cold War era. Fleet commander Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis spoke to DW about NATO's objectives.
Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed, says Jo Harper.
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