Global condemnation for Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory
08 October 2022 | 4:29 pm
NATO countries and other allies of Ukraine have been quick to slam Russia's illegal annexation of parts of the country, and some have already hit back with fresh punitive measures.
Seven months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, repairing worn-out Western weapons is becoming increasingly important. The workshop for doing so is to be built on the Polish-Ukrainian border.
Katherine Lawlor of the Institute for the Study of War tells DW's Nicole Frölich that the so-called referendums in occupied Ukraine are linked to the failing military campaign and mobilization of reserves.
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.
Moroccan prisoner of war, Brahim Saadoun, returned home on Saturday after Russia agreed to release 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine following a prisoner exchange brokered by Saudi Arabia.
Russian conscripts are likely to be sent to Ukraine with minimal training and preparedness, UK intelligence has said. Russian ally Kazakhstan has refused to back "referendums" in eastern Ukraine. DW has the latest.
Many children whose families have fled Ukraine to Germany are now attending German schools. An estimated 160,000 Ukrainian children has attended schools in Germany this year – an additional challenge for the country's education system.
The EU denounced the "illegal" annexation votes Russia held in occupied Ukrainian regions and proposed a new raft of sanctions over the development.
While China is providing rhetorical and some forms of economic support to Russia, there are other forms of support that China will be warier about, says Andrew Small, senior transatlantic fellow with at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Some pro-Russian web users in West Africa have been sharing a photo that allegedly illustrates the destruction of a Ukrainian military base in Odesa on September 25. However, the photo has nothing to do with the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Russia's war in Ukraine is raising concerns in Taiwan that China could carry out a similar invasion of the island. Many ordinary people are signing up for self-defense courses to ensure they are prepared.
Major developments in current affairs are rarely isolated events, but often the result of decades of history in the making. Historians and international affairs experts have argued that Russia's war in Ukraine is no exception, though they don't all agree about the cause.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 from Kyiv, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba struck a defiant tone, saying that the planned annexation this Friday by Russia of four Ukrainian regions following so-called referendums changes "nothing" for Ukraine and the world.
1 day ago
The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
1 day ago
It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
1 day ago
Moldova relies heavily on Russia and Ukraine for energy and has been badly hit by Russia's invasion of its eastern neighbor. In this interview, Moldovan PM Natalia Gavrilita explains the challenges her country faces.
1 day ago
We look at shocking video footage of migrants being tasered or beaten by law enforcement in June at Melilla, a Spanish border post with Morocco. An investigation by several European newspaper sheds light on the violence, in which at least 23 asylum seekers were killed.
1 day ago
At least eight monks including their chief abbots were found positive for methamphetamine during unannounced testing in Phetchabun province on November 28.