German media: Russia is weakening, it is time to offer her a “carrot”


Russia threatens Europe on many fronts: hacker attacks, mercenaries in Libya, the bombing of Syria. And this cannot go unpunished. But, according to the expert of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, in relation to the Russian Federation it is necessary to apply both a stick and a carrot.


Angela Merkel spoke on Wednesday about a hacker attack from Russia on the Bundestag in 2015, calling it an “outrageous” act. But is it as outrageous as interfering in the US election campaign and Salisbury neurotoxin poisoning?

Hacker attack is part of Russia's strategy, one of the small elements in the mosaic of its external policy. Since Putin came to power, the Russian Federation has been aggressive: if Ukraine plans to "go" to the West, it will be divided; while crowds of refugees from Libya and Syria are terrorizing Europe, Moscow sends mercenaries to these regions to foment an even bigger war; to intimidate Europeans, the Russian authorities deployed nuclear weapons in the European part of the country, and they shoot their opponents in Berlin Tiergarten. And the West can do little about it, and sanctions do not bring the desired result.

- writes the edition.

Russia is currently weakening. In the country, the coronavirus rampant, because of cheap oil, the budget of the Russian Federation lacks funds. Western countries have come to change their strategy for their eastern neighbor.

Why not offer Russia not only a whip, but also a carrot in the form of investments, asks the FAZ question. If money flows to Moscow, as well as to other countries, it will be possible to achieve progress in relations with the Russian Federation, because it is in the interests of Germany and the EU.
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  2. Dear sofa expert. 20 May 2020 13: 12
    +2
    ... Why not offer Russia not only a whip, but also a carrot in the form of investments, asks the FAZ question. If money flows to Moscow, as well as to other countries, it will be possible to achieve progress in relations with the Russian Federation, because it is in the interests of Germany and the EU ...

    It took the Germans twenty years to understand and agree with what Putin was offering when he spoke in the Bundestag in September 2001.
    He talked about normalization and even alliance with Europe. He did not want Russia to become part of the West, but he would like her to become also the architect of a common European home. But the arrogant swagger of the Westerners missed this excellent opportunity, and instead adopted (continued) the pro-American policy of “containing Russia”.
    The apogee of this confrontation, senseless for everyone, was the action of the annexation of Ukraine from the CIS, with an attempt to integrate it first into the economic, and later into the geopolitical system of the EU.
    Russia's reaction to this was quite adequate and predictable. So all that the newspaper listed a la -

    ... if Ukraine plans to "go" to the West, it will be divided; while crowds of refugees from Libya and Syria are terrorizing Europe, Moscow is sending mercenaries to these regions to foment an even bigger war; To intimidate Europeans, the Russian authorities deploy nuclear weapons in the European part of the country, and they shoot their opponents in Berlin Tiergarten ..

    - there is nothing more than the result of a short-sighted and arrogant Western policy.
    1. Tatyana Offline Tatyana
      Tatyana 20 May 2020 16: 54
      +4
      Russia is currently weakening. Coronavirus rampant in country due to cheap oil the budget of the Russian Federation lacks funds. Western countries have come to change their strategy for their eastern neighbor.
      Why not offer Russia not only a whip, but also "gingerbread" in the form of INVESTMENT, wonders the FAZ. If money flows to Moscow, as well as to other countries, it will be possible to achieve progress in relations with the Russian Federation, because it is in the interests of Germany and the EU.

      In other words, German newspapermen propose to have time to return to Soros's strategy with his "carrots" INVESTMENT from the countries of the "Washington Regional Committee" in relation to the Russian Federation during 1989 - early 1990s.

      Soros is a financial speculator of the highest guild. Yes, people like him, now quietly seem to be sitting in the shade, are not exposed especially to the public, but they know their business well.

      Of all the parasites in the capitalist world, the most parasitic are the so-called INVESTORS, like Soros, who act on the principle of investing money under a usurious interest dictated from above or under certain conditions for the purchase of enterprises, land, mineral resources, etc. wealth.
      And the current situation in the world is really "BENEFIT" and an accelerated excitement for such "owners of money" as Soros and Co. with his "chubais" in our country.
  3. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 20 May 2020 13: 15
    -2
    - There was little that was intelligible in this article ...
    - What "carrot" can the elderly Merkel offer Russia today ??? - Yes, Germany itself needs a carrot today ...
    - And the carrot already exists ... - this is SP-2 ... and cheap Russian gas ... (any - pipeline and LNG - including) ... - And Germany itself has been trying to bite off this for a long time already. " carrot "as large a piece as possible ... - And Russia in this goes to meet her ...
    - So it’s not Germany today to talk about the distribution of Russian gingerbread ... - Germany has long been widely spreading its mouth into Russian gingerbread itself and has prepared sharp teeth ...
    - And then she (Germany) was going to distribute "gingerbread" to Russia ... - Well, you must ...
  4. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF 20 May 2020 13: 17
    +9
    Wouldn't get infected with this delirium, your "gingerbread" gnawing ...
    1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
      A.Lex (Secret information) 20 May 2020 20: 59
      0
      GRF, straight verse! wink
  5. AICO Offline AICO
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 20 May 2020 14: 17
    +4
    We still have your gingerbread nasuyu for the most do not indulge !!!
  6. Brancodd Offline Brancodd
    Brancodd 20 May 2020 15: 10
    +8
    Surprisingly, for some reason in Russia this new Reich is out of the question. We have a taboo in the media - no criticism about Germany. Does the Chancellor demand "the return of the exported valuables" or "we do not want to see Russians among the shareholders of EADS", or an ultimatum "if you take Mariupol ..." Well, the Ukraine project is, first of all, a German project. The Fourth Reich took place and is again directed against us, it is necessary to draw conclusions ...
    You need to understand that the goals of Germany are different from the goals of the United States (Anglo-Saxons in general). Germany used the US as fools while it was possible.
    Germany does not represent any alliance or even equal coexistence with Russia. Not part of their plans. All our nonsense type axis Berlin - Moscow - Beijing - an absolute chimera.
    I tried to make normal people out of the inhabitants of the GDR of the USSR, and it almost worked out. But in general, the general mood, which they, of course, try not to openly show - revenge and revenge. My good friend, a German professor, Slavic professor, was in great stress in 1999 and, in his opinion, the whole company against Serbia is an act of revenge for the Third Reich. Ultimately, the goal is Russia.
    All our so-called cooperation with them is a project that works according to their rules and in their interests. For example, it was Germany that stopped the South Stream, and not US congressmen at all, as we commonly assume. When they twisted the arms of Bulgaria, they allowed us to build flows in the Baltic, which, in fact, Germany now controls. This economic interaction cannot be changed. It can only be torn. Even with an understanding of serious losses. But there is not much time left.
    Now, this or next year, they will try to rock the situation inside Russia.
    1. Dear sofa expert. 20 May 2020 18: 02
      +4
      ... they will try to rock the situation inside Russia.

      Everything you wrote is true, but far from so gloomy.)
      Nobody will "rock inside Russia" now. Europe today has infinitely many of its problems. And Germany inside this Europe has very big problems. This alone is worth it:

      https://ria.ru/20200520/1571690117.html

      The Germans are losing control of the situation in Europe. The Germans urgently need to regain their leadership, and they frantically try to earn political authority within Europe again. Hence, apparently, these “movements” towards Russia.
    2. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
      A.Lex (Secret information) 20 May 2020 21: 02
      +1
      ... you forgot about Opel when Sberbank wanted to buy it ...
      1. Brancodd Offline Brancodd
        Brancodd 25 May 2020 17: 00
        +1
        Yes, I really forgot. Thank you for reminding me.
  7. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 20 May 2020 15: 32
    +5
    Germany is an unreliable partner. You can’t trust her. Whenever Russia treated her kindly, she bit Russia. These are the same Poles, only more sophisticated. Germany must always oppose France. Those, too, are still partners, but in their hearts they hate the Germans, as, incidentally, the Poles ...
    If "Europe" sees that Russia is decisively turning to the East, she herself will come running with her stale gingerbread, without any persuasion, and will look in the eyes and wag her tail. For this alone, Russia needs to take an example from China and start developing its own industry, both light and medium ...
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  9. Machete Offline Machete
    Machete 20 May 2020 19: 33
    +2
    Well, yes, Russia is weakening, and the European Union is getting stronger .....
    Fascists there have already moved out of the coronavirus. Gingerbread cookies for yourself, the economy is on its last legs. We can handle it somehow.
  10. rotkiv04 Offline rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 20 May 2020 20: 48
    -1
    Hitler’s better think about his country.
  11. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
    A.Lex (Secret information) 20 May 2020 20: 51
    +1
    Damn, well, nonsense! Since when did the German mongrel know about the situation in Russia? And why do we need this German nonsense?
  12. Alexander Nazarov (Alexander Nazarov) 20 May 2020 22: 28
    +1
    And do not go to this geyrope continue to lick the ass from the owner of Pindo-ii. Fragment of bedding, yapping at Russia at the command of the owner!
  13. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 20 May 2020 23: 18
    +2
    I did not understand what this passage was about.

    ... and they’ll shoot their opponents in the Berlin Tiergarten.

    - perhaps, about a German resident, a criminal émigré from the USSR, Russia, killed by his accomplices, outrageous "Syrian refugees" or provocateurs from the Western special services (according to the same principle of indiscriminate grabbing by the ears, as the British pulled the Skripals ???) ?? wassat

    Regarding the GHOST, UNSECURED (like allegedly "interference in the US election campaign and poisoning with neurotoxins in Salisbury"!), "A hacker attack from Russia on the Bundestag in 2015" - I am not sure that such a hacker attack, if there was, it was hardly from Russia!
    And here is the REAL total LISTENING BY THE US SPECIAL SERVICES (not some one-time "attack", but LONG FOR YEARS, ROUND THE CLOCK !!!) of a mobile phone, ALL TALKS, "Frau KANZLERIN MERKEL" (and the key "Budeshministerun Und Reypout was!" finally, it was revealed by the German special services either in 2014 or in the same 2015 and became the reason (almost behind the scenes, a kind of ameroholopian "storm in a teapot" to the blatant arbitrariness of its Washington master!), an international scandal!

    But Angela (through her press secretary) grumbled indignantly for a short time and quickly "halte maul (shut her mouth, as in the case of the impudent statement of" EU fak "by US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nudelman-Nuland in 2014 about Germany's frank appetites for the appointment of the" Maidan authorities "in Ukraine!)", replacing the listened mobile phone with a special "encrypted chancellor", with the hope that the Americans would not "hear" this one ...
    But about this blatant "undemocratic" confirmed fact of the American total surveillance of the German top leaders, the journalist of the Frankfurt General Gazette did not say a word or a half-word - after all, the master's instruction "to suck from a finger and from anywhere, any utter garbage", but bark at Russia, and not your own "patrons" ??! winked

    About how Germany, through the "best friend of the Ukrainian gas Julia" - Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by the then current President Steinmeier, represented by his then deputy, Gnido Westerwelle, "pressed" on the dill Yanukovych, so that, contrary to the constitutional norm about the "residency qualification", having voluntarily changed it, allowed the sent German athlete-boxer Piedalka to run as a candidate for ukropreziki for the next elections in 2015, as German politicians (and special services? winked) actively participated in supporting and promoting the "Euromaidan" coup d'etat in Kiev - this is a separate story (and the President of Russia, from his intelligence officers, should have known a lot about this ?!).
    Therefore, the Germans would not have to talk about "Ukraine" - in Ukraine, people still remember and remember well these German "guides" negative constantly performing on the stage of the satanic "Euromaidan" in Kiev, and from where, in every possible way bypassing the Ukrainian customs, they "fed" skakuas-maydauns "with tea stimulants (modern analogues of Hitler's favorite drug -" pervitin ", from which the" possessed "Adik by 1945 already the roof has completely "gone down" !, the main component of "panzerchokolada" and other "invigorating food additives") "!

    Didn't the Germans still figure out who gave them a pig with the so-called "refugees from Syria and Libya (but among them there are not Syrians with Libyans at all!)" ??! winked
    Those who for years ( even before the appearance of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria !!!) allegedly "bombed and fought ISIS", but in fact kindled civil wars in the Middle East, produced and armed terrorists who destroy (along with NATO bombings!) civilians and legitimate authorities in these countries in order to "pocket" natural resources , oil and gas of these countries - the United States of America, Great Britain, Turkey and their other NATO allies!

    I completely agree that

    Western countries have come to change their strategy for their eastern neighbor.

    The Western countries (and, above all, Germany, the leader of the EU!) Urgently need to stop this militant "Drang nach Osten", reject their anti-Russian-Russophobic stereotypes of the "cold war" and flawed "sanctions", largely imposed on Europe by overseas "hegemons"!
    The authorities of these countries should objectively understand the current situation and begin a constructive dialogue with Russia on mutually beneficial fruitful cooperation and reducing the "degree of confrontation", which is "fueled" precisely from the West, and not from Russia!
    1. Dear sofa expert. 20 May 2020 23: 49
      0
      ... first of all, Germany, the leader of the EU!) urgently needs to stop this militant "Drang nach Osten", to reject its anti-Russian-Russophobic stereotypes of the Cold War and flawed "sanctions" ..

      .. The well-known German journalist Jacob Augstein touched on the pages of Spiegel on a topic that has been tabooed for a long time in Western and then united Germany: does the country have genuine sovereignty, how independent is it in the international arena? The conclusion was disappointing: Augstein states that today's Germany is completely independent in foreign policy and, in most cases, is subordinate to the US dictatorship ...

      If you are interested, then here is the full article:

      https://www.google.de/amp/s/inosmi.ru/amp/politic/20180601/242372474.html
      1. beeper Offline beeper
        beeper 21 May 2020 00: 09
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        hi Thank you, comrade Dear sofa expert!
        In principle, I have known all this for so long - these were my "good wishes"!
        Before joining the Chancellery, the Washington "chancellor's office" already says a lot (if not everything) ... request
        Westerners are louder than anyone else trying to talk about the former "Soviet occupation of Germany" in order to divert the attention of their "lohtorat" from the fact of the ongoing, from 1945 to the present day, American occupation of Germany (now the whole, not just Western!)!
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  14. Constantin Offline Constantin
    Constantin (Constantin) 21 May 2020 00: 29
    +1
    From Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung it is clear that Westerners want the destruction of Russia. They use a lie to build Russophobia. Nevertheless, one way or another, they strengthen the position of Tsar Putin and the Russian oligarchs.
  15. 69 Offline 69
    69 21 May 2020 05: 18
    +2
    A hacker attack from the territory of Russia is possible only in one case, if at one time about 20 Bandera guest workers gathered in a rented apartment, and they are financed from the same box office with Navalny and Co. As long as there is no strict control over any movements of ukrov across the territory of Russia, such provocations will take place indefinitely. In this case, ukrov should be chipped forcibly, when they cross the Russian border.
    PS Chipping should be fixed with a barcode on the forehead so that everyone sees who they are dealing with.
  16. Serge Tixiy Offline Serge Tixiy
    Serge Tixiy (Serge Tixiy) 21 May 2020 07: 15
    +1
    Modern European politicians resemble a hysterical housewife who invented herself (hacker attacks, mercenaries in Libya, bombing of Syria and much more) and got scared herself .... Now they figure out what to do with all this. But initially everything is built on the wrong "foundation".
  17. antibi0tikk Offline antibi0tikk
    antibi0tikk (Sergei) 21 May 2020 10: 45
    0
    On their gingerbread cookies we can offer your otdranniki!
    Oh, ja ja, das ist fantastisch !!!
  18. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 22 May 2020 00: 02
    +3
    Russia is currently weakening. In the country, the coronavirus rampant, because of cheap oil, the budget of the Russian Federation lacks funds. Western countries have come to change their strategy for their eastern neighbor.

    I read it. Everything turns out to be so sad and sad crying there’s just such an IMF organization, apparently they don’t read the German press, they took it and published new data. So, according to their data, Russia took 5th place in terms of GDP (PPP), Germany moved to sixth. belay Here is such a small, quiet, inconspicuous event.
    And now how to live with this knowledge? what And we don’t have the means, and weaken, and worse and worse, but in Germany, apparently, everything is wonderful, but the numbers are damned, what should we do with them? The balance does not converge. request
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