Germany intercepted Russian troop calls on atrocities in Ukraine: report
07 April 2022 | 2:21 pm
German intelligence has reportedly intercepted messages by Russian troops discussing murders in the Ukrainian town. Citing the report, and other atrocities, two German ex-ministers are seeking a war crimes probe.
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Germany will dodge a feared recession in 2023, according to a forecast by main German economic institutes. But they say inflation will remain high.
Germany's old-fashioned peace movement is increasingly divided on how to respond to the war in Ukraine. Their traditional Easter marches are growing less and less relevant to younger generations.
Thousands took part in traditional German peace marches against the backdrop of the Ukraine war. Meanwhile, Kyiv has said it will resume electricity exports to Europe after a six-month halt. DW rounds up the latest.
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