'God bless America' - that was the chant of many Trump fans in Russia after the results of the US election emerged. Many Russian nationalists in Moscow celebrated Trump's victory.
In his state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the US of unilaterally withdrawing from the INF treaty. He said he would target the US if it deployed its missiles in Europe.
Aleksander Lukashenko is in Sochi for three days of talks with Vladimir Putin. The meetings come amidst persistent rumors that Belarus could become part of a single state controlled by Russia — and even ruled by Putin.
In his annual speech, Russia's Vladimir Putin tried to fight sinking political popularity with often heard promises. But these are shattered by a reality that he has been responsible for, says DW's Ingo Mannteufel.
Lithuania has been stunned by the arrest of a scion of the country’s most controversial political dynasty. The repercussions could impact the result of an ongoing trial in Vilnius. Konstantin Eggert reports.
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