Good morning from Moscow. Today is June 18, 2017. A beautiful, sunny Sunday.
Today in Russia-related news: Putin says that Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl significantly changed his own view of the world, especially in regards to Russia’s relationship with Europe.
Kohl, who died on Friday, was Germany’s Chancellor for 16 years, between 1982 and 1998.
Putin told reporters on Saturday that Kohl was a man of “great depth” and a “profound thinker”, and he added that Kohl was not naive to believe that Russia and Europe could enjoy constructive post-Cold War relations:
“No, he was not mistaken. We have always had processes …read more
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