Director Oleg Sentsov at the front: Russians ‘are scorching the earth’
11 June 2022 | 3:06 pm
Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov is defending his country in Donbas. In an interview with DW, he talked about the situation there, his decision to fight, and his return to film.
29 Sep 2022
2 Oct 2022
The Ukrainian president has promised to protect Russian soldiers who voluntarily surrender. Meanwhile, pro-Russian authorities have accused Ukraine of targeting a hotel in Kherson.
29 Sep 2022
Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
3 Oct 2022
When the war began, Ukrainian authorities stopped extending Russian citizens' residency permits. Since then, their status has become unclear and many face deportation.
9 Oct 2022
Since a partial mobilisation was announced in Russia on September 21, some 260,000 Russians have fled their country to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
15 Oct 2022
Hundreds of thousands of Russians have fled their country in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s announcement of the partial military mobilization. But what awaits them if they come to Germany, or somewhere else in the EU?
5 Nov 2022
German ministers have indicated that people fleeing Russia could apply for asylum in Germany after President Vladimir Putin ordered what he called a "partial military mobilization."
13 Nov 2022
Currently, getting political asylum in Germany is not easy for people fleeing military mobilization in Russia. A Berlin-based NGO is calling on the government to ease conditions for those who do not want to serve in the Russian Army.
23 Nov 2022
The UN's nuclear watchdog has said blasts near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant were apparently caused by shelling. It called for the establishment of a demilitarized zone around the plant. DW has the latest.
Until recently, families from Russia were welcome to move to Turkey. Now, the Turkish government is making this difficult, introducing bureaucratic hurdles and fines. It's becoming hard for Russians to remain in exile.
White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby sat down with FRANCE 24’s Washington correspondent Kethevane Gorjestani to talk about the war in Ukraine, the United States’ diplomatic relations with China after the latter sent a spy balloon over its territory, and why the Iran nuclear deal is currently off the table.
The vote by world fencing's governing body follows the recommendations of the International Olympic Committee. But one of Germany's top fencers has criticized the decision.
The pope used his Easter message to pray for "the beloved Ukrainian people" and expressed his concern about recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. The pontiff was released from hospital only last week.
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Josep Borrell, the EU's high representative for foreign and security policy, speaks to Talking Europe from New York, where he is attending the annual United Nations General Assembly. We discuss the big issues facing the EU in the world: Ukrainian grain exports and food security; the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia; the EU's strategy in the Sahel, and migration.
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Germany and France decided to jointly develop key weapons systems, but several have been abandoned. And now, the MGCS battle tank prestige project is meeting a lot of resistance.
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This week in Across Africa, Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to Namibian President Hage Geingob ahead of his arrival in New York for the UN General Assembly. He shares his perspective on governance, the impact of Africa's first climate change summit and the role of the African Union in responding to regional upheaval.
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Authorities in southern Taiwan have launched an investigation into the fire and expressed condolences to victims' families. Officials believe that natural gas may have played a role in the deadly event.
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As record numbers of migrants continue to arrive on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, FRANCE 24 looks back at the shipwreck of 2013, which saw 368 people drown off the island. Our reporters met a witness to the tragedy, a survivor and the island's doctor who registered the deaths. All of them want to put an end to these shipwrecks, which have made the Mediterranean the deadliest migrant route in the world.