Sanctions: Russia’s commercial airlines face a slow death
23 November 2022 | 4:20 pm
Russian airlines are still flying despite massive international sanctions imposed on the aviation sector, but their collapse seems imminent. Or have they found a workaround?
A top Ukrainian official has called on Germany to send Leopard and Marder tanks to help Kyiv's forces retake territory. Meanwhile, the EU has slammed Russia's withdrawal from a key grain export deal. DW has the latest.
Foreign ministers from the world's major industrialized democracies reiterated their countries' support for Ukraine. They said they would continue providing Kyiv with military and humanitarian support.
Ukrainians are scrambling to repair buildings damaged by Russia. DW reporter Oleh Klymchuk visited villages in northern Ukraine that national forces liberated in spring to see how reconstruction efforts are coming along.
Chechnya's pro-Kremlin strongman Ramzan Kadyrov has sent soldiers to help Russia, but Ukraine has a battalion named after a Chechen independence leader. The battalion is full of Chechen volunteers determined to fight Russia.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo discussed the sanctions imposed on Moscow in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "The sanctions are working and that's why Russia is working so hard to evade them," he said. Adeyemo also discussed the cap on the price of Russian oil announced by the G7.
Pyongyang said it was not involved in arms dealings with Russia, and had no plans to do so. The US previously indicated North Korea was supplying Russia with artillery shells for its war in Ukraine.
Moscow and New Delhi are seeking to boost trade ties. India is also one of the few countries not to have criticized Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
President Zelenskyy is skeptical of Russia's withdrawal announcement, saying "the enemy does not bring us gifts." Meanwhile, a top US general said Russia's army has lost more than 100,000 personnel. DW has the latest.
Displaced Syrians in Idlib camps suffer after Russia launched cluster bombs to further its own strategy.
The retreat marks a significant setback for Russian forces, as Kherson city was the only major Ukrainian regional capital to fall into Russian hands at the start of the war.
Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).
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