How the Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder Became Putin’s Man in Germany

Gerhard Schröder, who is paid almost $1 million a year by Russian-controlled energy companies, has become a pariah. But he is also a symbol of Germany’s Russia policy.

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Germany is Dependent on Russian Gas, Oil and Coal: Here’s Why

Under increasing pressure to sever the country’s reliance on Russian energy, German officials must contend with deeply rooted economic ties.

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France’s Proposed Climate Law Is Stirring Divisions

Emmanuel Macron’s credentials as a leader on climate issues are being tested as business and environmental groups spar over changes to the French way of life.

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For One British Industry, Brexit’s Red Tape Is Just Beginning

Chemical companies, facing costly new regulations and extra tariffs, are looking to the continent.

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For Britain’s Chemical Industry, Brexit’s Red Tape Is Just Beginning

Chemical companies, facing costly new regulations and extra tariffs, are looking to the continent.

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