- The personal engine crew from President Putin, Russian, Night Wolves ', provoked in Berlin today. With two hundred men they drove their heavy machinery throughout the German capital, exactly on the anniversary on which the Soviets Hitler's Germany defeated in 1945.
In glorious weather arrived the tough men with their heavy black lederjacken at the Brandenburg Gate and the monument to the fallen soldiers of the Soviet Red Army. Blonde girls in green Soviet uniforms greeted them with kisses and dance moves were everywhere to see the red hammer-and-sickle flags.
They were greeted by delirious several thousand 'Russian Germans' a minority of some four million people who emigrated to the Federal Republic from the Soviet Union after 1990. The tour of the Night Wolves from Moscow to Berlin was four thousand kilometers long because of a ban in Poland they had to go through several other Eastern European countries.
Russia,, nobody does what, but the West imposes itself on our borders, 'said Alexander Schulz, spokesman for the Night Wolves. The engineer, who lives in Baden-Württemberg for twenty years, while pointing to the NATO support for the Baltic states, Ukraine and Georgia.
He forgets that Putin Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine supports Georgia in war surgery and the Night Wolves were helping in the illegal capture of the Crimea. Their leader and Putin's friend Alexander Saldostanov allowed because of EU sanctions in the European Union.
That did not stop his comrades did not come from Berlin.,, Here are our grandparents died in World War II and buried, 'says a motorcyclist with dark beard and heavy leather kluft.,, We have to honor the dead, reminding us and ensure that there will never be another war. '
But politically he does not have much sense, indicates the Russian man, who refused to give his name. Luise Kuypers (65) wears a T-shirt with a portrait of Putin. Berlin was born in Crimea and has married a German man.,, Europe must show solidarity with Russia, we should have no conflict or war. '
In the background a little boy with a wooden Kalashnikov and a green beret. A man wearing protest a yellow-blue Ukrainian flag will be ridiculed.,, They think I provoke, while the Ukrainian soldiers have with the Russians defeated Nazi Germany, 'said Stefan Lauter, whose father died in a communist concentration camp.