Broadcaster Michael Posner commented on the idea of German Deputy Christian Schmidt about what Russia should become part of NATO. About this he wrote on his website "Posner Online".

"Yeltsin wanted Russia to be a member of the EU and NATO, Putin later supported this idea" – said Posner on the question the reader of your site.

While Posner recalled that a number of European States against Russia’s accession to the EU, and now, in this respect, nothing has changed.

According to him, currently Russia is less interested in being a member of NATO. However, according to Posner, it would be to the benefit of Russia.

Earlier, the Bundestag Deputy from the faction "of the Christian democratic Union of Germany" Christian Schmidt said that the space of security in Europe needs redrawing, and that Russia should participate in this process by joining NATO.