Germany and Russia share a centuries-old history which has often been difficult and is full of contradictions.
Today the two countries are linked by a strategic partnership:
they depend on each other when it comes to dealing with key international issues. moreStrategic partnership with Russia
Germany and Russia are very important economic partners to one another. Energy plays a special role in the two countries’ collaboration. Russia is Germany’s leading energy supplier, and Germany has a great deal to offer Russia in the field of energy efficiency. moreEconomic and Energy Cooperation