Merkel and Trump: A Trans-Atlantic Turning Point - SPIEGEL ONLINE. ::: Merkel's comments were unusual on several levels. It's not just what she had to say that was interesting, but also why and when: at a folk festival following a series of summits during which she spent extensive amounts of time with Trump. The chancellor made direct reference to her strenuous week, during which the U.S. president managed to alienate his partners on several occasions.
SPIEGEL ONLINE /// Cold War Legacies: Nuclear Waste in the Russian Arctic /// By Erich Wiedemann /// Vodka isn't the only thing Russia produces a lot of. During the Cold War the country also had a fondness for nuclear submarines. Today, although a lot of the subs are out of action, the question of what to do with the nuclear waste, particularly in the northern city of Murmansk, has yet to be solved.