Austria has already picked sides, with Russia, for the economic writing is on the wall.
Germany also is not about to jeopardize its long-established business ties with Russia. At least 3,000 businesses are linked to Russia, and they are not being quiet in their displeasure about any sanctions against Russia by the US. Further, Deutschland is increasing its economic ties to and with China. Between these three powerhouse nations, it is all about business and economic growth. With the US, it is all about fiat debt and war with little to no concern about which country[s] the US alienates in order to support its flailing and failing debt addiction.
Throw in the NSA spying scandal the US has and continues to wage against Germany, add the you-will-get-your-[non-existent]- gold when we say you can have it, and the clock it ticking as to when Germany says, “Genug ist genug!” Many measures have been taken that demonstrate a growing rift between these once-solid allies, and the only thing standing in the way of a complete breakaway is Chancellor Merkel, whose days are numbered.