Corona lockdown until January 31: federal states disagree

AOn Saturday, in preparation for the upcoming conference of prime ministers, the federal states agreed with the chancellor to extend the current lockdown beyond January 10th. The heads of the state chancelleries, however, did not agree on whether this should initially be decided for two or three weeks. As the FAS learned from participants, the […]

Ramelow defends his Corona course for Thuringia

Thuringia’s Prime Minister Bodo Ramelow defends his controversial advance in easing protective measures against the corona virus. The low number of infections in his federal state must have consequences, said the left-wing politician of the German press agency. “We have to get out of the crisis status.” People should no longer be forced to fight […]

Bodo Ramelow explains his corona concept

Thuringia’s Prime Minister Bodo Ramelow (left) has explained his course in easing the corona protective measures in the state. The citizens should be given more freedom again, because the encroachments on fundamental rights currently go “far beyond what we can justify,” said Ramelow on Tuesday in Erfurt. “Protecting yourself is a highly personal task,” said […]

Bavaria warns Thuringia of corona easing

BAyern’s Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) has described the announcement of far-reaching general easing of the corona restrictions in Thuringia as a “fatal signal”. He asked those responsible in Thuringia to reconsider the intention, said Söder on Monday on the sidelines of a visit to a kindergarten in Nuremberg. Before that, the head of the […]