In the German press, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was called infinitely good - "Die Unkaputtbare". But not only German-speaking citizens can appreciate the beauty of this definition.
Unless I fall under a bus before polling day, this will be the tenth General Election in which I have voted. It may be long-term electoral fatigue that leaves me so unexcited by and uninterested in the process.
I think the fact that the mainstream media continues to focus on Russia is partly evidence that the opposition here is really coming from the Deep State, from Democratic operatives and a few people from the Republican Party - they all are dedicated to achieving one end, which is to bring down the Trump Administration. They want to stage a color revolution and overturn the results of the elections. Therefore, they keep on beating the drum: “It’s the Russians, the Russians hacked the CIA.” They don’t have anything else! So, I think, they will use any excuse to keep coming back to that. We are hearing just a lot of speculation.
- Last week, Frauke Petry was in Moscow. What was the purpose of this meeting?
- -Well, the AfD party is Germany's most important opposition party.
Populism is gradually becoming the main political trend of this year. According to opinion polls in France, Marine Le Pen is consistently leading.