As winter nears, Ukrainians rebuild what Russia destroyed
13 November 2022 | 2:01 pm
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.
Washington is sending another round of military aid to refill Ukraine's weapons stocks, including more HIMARS rocket systems. Meanwhile, Iran denies sending Russia weapons.
In Poland, a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that is carrying oil from Russia to several European countries has been detected. Authorities stated that it is too early to identify the cause of the damage. Germany's economy ministry says it is receiving less oil, but supplies are guaranteed.
Over 200 prisoners were involved in what Ukraine said was the first swap to consist of all women. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called on his troops to take more Russian prisoners.
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).
Ukrainian officials accused Russia of trying to provoke unrest in the Kherson region. Meanwhile, Moscow has sowed doubt over the future of Black Sea grain deal.
Ever since Moscow's mobilization drive to shore up Russian troops in Ukraine, a Russian feminist group has been helping men to avoid conscription. It's become a political force to reckon with.
Speaking to FRANCE 24, Vera Jourova, a Vice-President of the European Commission, strongly condemned what Russia says are evacuations of civilians in the Kherson province of southern Ukraine. "I come from Czechoslovakia and this is the old playbook," she told Catherine Nicholson. "The Soviet military invasion of 1968 was presented as brotherly help."
Kazakhstan is actively seeking closer European Union ties as a result of the war in Ukraine and the ambition is reciprocated by Brussels. But can Astana seize the moment without angering Moscow?
Russia keeps raining down rockets and drones on Ukraine's cities. Yet not all residents have access to air raid shelters. How is that possible? DW spoke to Ukrainian locals about the situation.
Russia recently accused Ukraine of fabricating a "dirty bomb". These allegations were made on official Kremlin Telegram and Twitter accounts, accompanied by explanatory slides that seemed to implicitly support their claims. However, we found that many of the images are unrelated to the accusations. For example, some of the images presented as Ukrainian nuclear plants are actually Russian nuclear facilities.
A Russian official has warned that the West's commercial satellites could become legitimate targets. Meanwhile, shelling of critical infrastructure has caused a power cut in Ukraine's central regions. DW has the latest.
Ukrainian troops are holding out on the eastern front, says President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Meanwhile, the Kremlin said Russia's nuclear deterrence forces had launched test missiles. DW has the latest.
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