Alexei Navalny is the most prominent Russian opposition figure and anti-corruption activist in today’s Russia. Since it became clear that he was poisoned with Novichok, German-Russian relations have reached a new low.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold meetings in European capitals June 4-7. He will confer with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and French President Emmanuel Macron, and will attend several events for the France-Israel cross-cultural season.
After one month of lockdown due to COVID-19, Austria was one of the first European countries to begin easing restrictions. Compared to other countries on the continent, its coronavirus cases and deaths have been quite low.