MAN, Schaeffler Propose to Launch Joint Production at Russian GAZ Plants

German companies MAN Truck&Bus and Schaeffler suggested creating joint ventures at the Russian GAZ

German Special Tool Technology to Invest €10 Million Into Manufacturing in Russia

German company Special Tool Technology and its Russian representative have signed an agreement to set up a metalworking manufacturing facility in the region

German Foreign Minister Calls for Better Russia Relations

German Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel is interested in maintaining positive relations with Moscow

Economists Evaluate EU Losses over Russia Sanctions at $60 Billion

French economists have estimated the shortfall in profits of the 37 countries that imposed trade sanctions against Russia at $60.2 billion

Russia One of Top Instant Coffee Exporters to Germany

Russia provided five precent of German imports of instant coffee this past autumn

Russian Lada Vesta Cars Now on Sale in Germany

Russian Lada Vesta sedan is now available for purchase in Germany for a little over $13,000

Moscow State University Presents a Mirror that Can Be ‘Turned Off’

Physicists of the Moscow State University in collaboration with scientists from the United States and Germany have created a transformable metamaterial based on nanoparticles of gallium arsenide

Moscow Wi-Fi Provider May Launch Service in Berlin and Singapore Metro

Maxima Telecom, a public Wi-Fi provider, is making a bid for a chance to construct Wi-Fi networks in subways and commuter trains worldwide

Demand for Business Travel to Russia Increases by 60%

The number of invitations issued for business visas to Russia increased by almost 60% in 2016 compared to 2015

New Train Route to Berlin Launched by Russian Railways

Russian Railways (RZD) launched a regularly scheduled Moscow-Berlin route

New, Faster Moscow-Berlin Train Goes into Service

The new international train connecting Moscow and Berlin departs from the Kurskaya railway station in Moscow

German Businesses Bet on Russia

Western companies are actively investing in Russia despite sanctions

German Consortium to Invest €3.5 Billion in Moscow-Kazan Express Railway

German consortium has offered to invest about €3.5 billion into the construction of a high-speed rail network between Moscow and Kazan

First Public Refrigerator Opened in St. Petersburg

Russia's first public refrigerator opened on Nov. 13 on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg

Bayer to Manufacture Stroke Medication in Russia

The German chemical and pharmaceutical company plans to launch the production of stroke treatment medication in Russia

Rammstein’s Frontman to Present His Poetry in Moscow

Rammstein’s frontman Till Lindemann will arrive in Moscow to present his book of poetry “In Silent Nights”

FT: Italian PM Talked EU Leaders Out of New Anti-Russia Sanctions

Matteo Renzi, prime minister of Italy, has reportedly persuaded leaders of Germany, France and the UK to not implement new sanctions against Russia

Lavrov and Steinmeier Discuss Syria

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the phone to discuss the Syrian issue

Former German Chancellor Schroeder to Head Nord Stream 2 Operator

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has been selected as head of the board of directors of the Nord Stream 2 operator

Lukoil Slides By the Competition

Russian engine oil to be included in Mercedes-Benz shipments

Yuri Stetsenko on German-Russian Economic Cooperation

Russia's trade representative in Germany, believes that relations between the two countries have reached a turning point