Russia’s monument to sacrifice in World War II was unveiled more than 50 years ago. It’s now getting a massive renovation.
The relics included busts of Adolf Hitler and a Nazi Ouija board, used to try to contact the dead. Argentina is home to Latin America's largest Jewish population — but was also home to many Nazis after World War II.
Despite tensions, Merkel and Pompeo underscored the "close friendship" between their two countries during the US secretary of state's visit to Berlin. Earlier, Pompeo slammed authoritarianism in Russia and China.
While Brussels is reluctant to draw western Balkan countries closer to the EU, the Kremlin is taking action to foster relations in the region, particularly with its longtime ally Serbia.
German universities are trying to make it on the world stage as part of a federal-funded "excellence initiative." But a lack of investment in infrastructure may undermine their desire for elite status.
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