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Talking to each other, getting to know one another and understanding each other better – this is what the members of the Hanse have been focussing on for years. Personal contact builds trust and is often the first step towards successful (trade) relations. This also applies for Russian partners –...
The Hanse is a functioning model of cross-border trade, culture, society and politics, says policy advisor Simon Anholt, an independent policy advisor who has worked to help develop and implement strategies for enhanced economic, political and cultural engagement with other countries.
A Business Hanse delegation from Germany and Estonia visited the Russian Hanseatic cities of Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, and Kingissepp at the end of September. The current political situation was always present in the meetings with local business representatives and in the discussions held with the ...