G7: Ukraine dominates last day of ‘successful’ summit
23 May 2023 | 5:47 am
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took center stage on the last day of the G7 summit in Japan as leaders committed to unified approach to tackling Russia and China.
Journalists covering Russia's war on Ukraine must now observe stricter rules. Media outlets say the changes violate press freedom.
Beijing's ambassador to Paris said ex-Soviet states don't have "actual status" under international law. Meanwhile, G7 leaders called for an expansion of the Ukraine grain export deal. DW has the latest.
Ukrainian photojournalist Evgeniy Maloletka is the winner of the 2023 World Press Photo of the Year. He spoke with DW about documenting a bombed maternity ward in Mariupol.
A loose cannon or did China’s ambassador to France just test the waters for a more offensive posture on Ukraine? Lu Shaye has made headlines before, most notably with his wolf warrior calls to order over Taiwan. Now come his latest comments questioning not only Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea, but the very legitimacy of the 14 independent States that peeled off from Russia when the Soviet Union collapsed. The embassy claims he was speaking only for himself.
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Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia needs to desperately provide his troops with ammunition. Meanwhile, Ukraine urged more German military aid. DW has more.
Ukrainians living in the occupied east are being forced to take Russian citizenship — otherwise they face deportation. Kyiv is sending mixed signals about what its citizens should do.
Wagner chief Prigozhin said the group's forces will transfer their positions in the city to Russia's regular forces. Meanwhile, Lavrov described the alleged Kremlin drone incident as a "hostile act." DW has the latest.
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