Germany Takes Over Uniper. Finland is Not Happy – Firstpost

Germany Takes Over Uniper. Finland is Not HappyFirstpost German Government Nationalizes Uniper in Move to Secure Energy SupplyThe New York Times Germany nationalizes its biggest natural gas importerCNN Germany to nationalize gas imports Sefe – Spiegel OnlineReuters Germany nationalizes energy giant Uniper as Russia squeezes gas suppliesCNBC View Full Coverage on Google News

As Europe Gets Ready for Embargo, Russia Plans Dramatic Oil Sales to Asia – Firstpost

As Europe Gets Ready for Embargo, Russia Plans Dramatic Oil Sales to AsiaFirstpost EU Willing To Pay Up For Russian Diesel Ahead Of Russia to flood Asia with fuels as Europe ramps up sanctions: ReportBusiness Standard Europe pays up to grab Russian diesel ahead of difficult winterReuters Europe’s Scramble For Oil And Gas Is … Read more

Germany: No option but to permit Russian uranium shipment

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Monday that it can’t stop a shipment of Russian uranium destined for French nuclear plants from being processed at a site in Germany because atomic fuel isn’t covered by European Union sanctions on Russia. Environmentalists have called on Germany and the Netherlands to block the shipment of uranium … Read more

US court dismisses Nazi-era Guelph Treasure art dispute

BERLIN — An American court has thrown out a lawsuit against a German museum foundation over a medieval treasure trove that was filed by heirs of Nazi-era Jewish art dealers, saying that the US lacked jurisdiction to hear such a lawsuit. The foundation that oversees Berlin’s museums said in a statement Tuesday that the US … Read more

Dmitri Vrubel, artist whose ‘Fraternal Kiss’ mural became famous around the world – obituary

A senior official gave the calendar to Putin, together with the original oil painting of the December portrait, which showed the Russian leader in a thoughtful pose. “He apparently liked it very much,” Vrubel said. The president’s office also bought the original of the cover portrait showing Putin, a judo black belt, sitting cross-legged in … Read more

The Insane Cost of Cars – TechAltar

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The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

It may seem paradoxical, but a trip to Europe may be a way to save money on travel this year. Amid a global scramble to find ways to save money while travelling, hotel rates dropped in many European cities. Average airfares originating from the United States are also down, according to travel specialists. Another boon … Read more

Germany again rejects Russian explanation for gas supply cut

BERLIN – The German government said Monday that a turbine at the center of uncertainty about future gas deliveries through a major pipeline from Russia to Europe was only supposed to be installed in September, underlining its insistence that there should be no technical obstacle to the gas flow. Meanwhile, Germany’s biggest importer of Russian … Read more