A Kremlin is a Russian medieval fortress. The term is most often used to refer to the walled complex in Moscow, which houses Russia's president.
The Moscow Kremlin is a fortress located next to Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Moskva River. It contains several palaces and cathedrals, including the official residence of the Russian president. The term "Kremlin" is thus often used to refer to the Russian government. This page collates all of DW's content on the Kremlin.
US media have claimed President Trump's recklessness with the CIA cost America its top spy in the Kremlin. Even if the president is not to blame, there is still a lot of tension between him and US intelligence services.
The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert.