Russia and Germany are obliged together to fight the political challenges of our time, because they are the most important partners, said Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Maria Boehmer, speaking on the last working Day of the week at the opening of the Year of the Russian language and literature in Berlin.
" We are currently experiencing in the European Union the most severe crisis since the cold war period ". This crisis has the opportunity to be resolved only through joint action, in the process of settlement of the own contribution required to pay each, " said Boehmer, then said a few words about the situation in Ukraine, RIA " Novosti ". In her expression, the meeting of the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which took place on the last working Day of the week in Normandy, the most important in the current period, because of " the most topical issues are able to be affected in the immediate trusting dialogue ". For his part, the Head of Rossotrudnichestvo Konstantin Kosachev expressed German partners gratitude for the fact that " despite all the turmoil, the Program of cross years has not undergone any changes." The head of the Foundation of Prussian cultural heritage Foundation, Hermann Parzinger also drew attention to the importance of dialogue country pairs, trust and respect to each other, especially in this difficult time ". 2014 in German-Russian relations announced the so-called cross - this year in Germany will be the year of the Russian language and literature, and in Russia - the Year of German language and literature. The program of the " Year " includes many activities, as well as among them theatre, courses, workshops, exhibitions." Year " opened in Berlin on the last working Day of the week, 6 June - the Day of the birth of Alexander Pushkin and Thomas Mann. The opening ceremony was held at the State library of Berlin, from the stage of the concert hall there was music and poetry. Actors Burt Khan, Jens a Scout, Daria Moroz read poems of Pushkin, Friedrich Schiller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, with music program supported Chamber orchestra of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic orchestra, the musicians performed works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Tchaikovsky.