The article gives a summary of discussion held at the Methodological
Seminar of the Center for Scientific Information Studies of Global and Regional Problems
(INION RAN), with the participants analyzing the results of the Bundestag elections that
took place on the 24-th of September, 2017. Focusing on the transformation of the party
and political landscape in Germany, including the success of the extreme right forces
(«Alternative for Germany»), the authors analyze forecasts concerning the formation of the
German Government and outline the prospects of German foreign policy in the future.
Germany, elections, «Alternative for Germany», A. Merkel, M. Shultz, foreign policy.