On today's edition of euromaxx: We visit the 85th International Geneva Motor Show and find out about a somewhat surprising trend there. We meet Berlin-born Saskia Wittmer, who settled as a shoemaker in Florence. Some say that her made-to-measure shoes are the best in the world. And we go to the Harz mountains which offer a splendid mix of nature and quaint towns.
Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead on a Moscow street last week. Political opponents in Russia know they are living dangerously. Russian propaganda suppresses contradictory statements and many say the country is ruled by insecurity, suspicion and fear. Is Nemtsov’s assassination symbolic of troubling political developments?
Jürgen Klopp’s Dortmund is a side reborn since the winter break. With four wins in a row now, could Dortmund’s comeback even see them qualifying for the Champions League? They’re only 8 points behind fourth-placed Leverkusen. And next up: Dortmund have a tantalizing game at Hamburg to look forward to.