Suspected torture of inmates in Russia’s prisons
03 February 2022 | 8:31 am
Inmates in the prison hospital in Saratov, southwestern Russia, were allegedly tortured and filmed. The videos, which have now been revealed, are a blow for law enforcement officers. And it might not be an isolated case.
Tanzania is know for its high-quality coffee beans. And its capital Dar es Salaam also has a thriving coffee culture that attracts customers day and night.
Relying on Russia's natural gas poses ever greater problems for EU. Gas prices have risen to record levels and gas storage facilities are far from full. With Germany dependant on Russia's gas taps, energy supplies are becoming a powerful political weapon to use against the West.
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Russia is sending troops to Kazakhstan to support the government, which has been facing days of angry protests. For Moscow, there is more at stake than cementing its influence in a neighboring country shaken by unrest.
Russia's top financial institutions and a major new natural gas pipeline are in the crosshairs as Washington mulls "unprecedented" sanctions on Moscow in the event of an invasion of Ukraine. This as top US and Russian officials hold high-stakes talks in Geneva. FRANCE 24's Bryan Quinn tells us more.
Is it better than Putin bargained for? Critics of Geneva talks between Cold War rivals say they reward the Kremlin for its massive troop build-up on the Ukrainian border. Would the United States be sitting down with Russia without the threat of an invasion? Is it better to talk or not to talk?
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The United States and Russia have set out firm lines ahead of talks on Ukraine in Geneva. Washington has warned of the risk of confrontation, while Moscow has ruled out concessions.
As tensions simmer and troops amass along on both sides of the border, DW's Nick Connolly visited eastern Ukraine. Close to the Russian border, in the town of Milove, he spoke with locals about what it's like to live there.
This week, we head to the Polish city of Poznan, where Breton culture is thriving. That's thanks to a strong bond created when people in the French region of Brittany set up humanitarian convoys to Poland during the dying days of Communism. Friendships and cultural exchanges continue to this day. In central Poznan, Dom Bretanii or the "House of Brittany" allows Polish people to discover and appreciate Breton dance, music and Celtic legends. FRANCE 24's Luke Brown and Isabelle Romero report.
Russia is bringing its security demands to talks with NATO. Moscow wants written guarantees that there will be no further eastward expansion of NATO and that Ukraine will never join the Western military alliance. Russia's stance has a long history, as DW's Emily Sherwin reports.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told DW that the military alliance was committed to its "dual track" approach to Russia and would continue both pursuing dialogue and preparing for a confrontation.
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