Frontline: Historian Serhiy Plokhy on Putin’s World View. – Politics

It all started with “organized divorce proceedings”: the term, coined in Kyiv in the 1990s, demonstrated Ukraine’s efforts to completely evade Russian rule. Abandoning its nuclear weapons, leasing the naval base in Sevastopol to the Russian fleet – every concession offered by the second largest state in the former Soviet Union provided guarantees of the … Read more

Historian Christopher Clark says: “Putin is not Hitler.”

Germany Christopher Clark Putin is not Hitler Status: 11:19 am | Reading time: 4 minutes Christopher Clark is one of the world’s most famous historians Source: Oliver Berg / D You can listen to the WELT podcast here To view embedded content, your revocable consent to the transfer and processing of personal data is required, … Read more

Christopher Clark praises Olaf Schultz: ‘I think that hesitation is absolutely correct’

Germany German Ukraine policy Historian Christopher Clark praises “Olaf Schultz hit the right tune” As of 10:53 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Christopher Clark is one of the world’s most famous historians Source: Oliver Berg / D You can listen to the WELT podcast here To view embedded content, your revocable consent to the … Read more

The Rule of Bureaucrats – A Study of the Reich Treasury. – Politics

Carl Schmidt’s quote from Political Theology from 1922, which states that “he who governs a political emergency is the sovereign” is now cited, whenever he wills. Thus, the term “state of emergency” has been decontextualized and stripped of history, referring to everything and nothing from the political world of seventeenth-century Spain to conditions in concentration … Read more

After state elections: winner Gunther wants to continue Jamaica’s alliance

Germany Alliance in Schleswig-Holstein Surprise in Kiel – Election winner Gunther wants to continue Jamaica’s alliance Status: 7:59 PM | Reading time: 4 minutes CDU wins state election, hopes for NRW tailwind The CDU clearly won the state election in Schleswig-Holstein – and so Prime Minister Daniel Gunther can go on. On the other hand, … Read more

Travel – How Interrail shaped Europe’s youth – society

BERLIN (dpa) – When an inconspicuous piece of paper appeared on the travel market 50 years ago, no one probably doubted that it would transform Europe’s youth in the long run. The so-called Interrail ticket was introduced – and with it the opportunity for people up to 21 years old to travel around Europe for … Read more