How Russia could get away with attacks on Ukraine hospitals
08 April 2022 | 7:24 am
Since invading Ukraine, Russian armed forces have hit nearly 100 medical facilities. Attacks on health care infrastructure are classified as war crimes, but perpetrators have historically evaded justice. DW investigates.
Some EU governments are pushing for an embargo on Russian oil and gas to punish Moscow for its war against Ukraine and force a Russian military withdrawal.
Russia has used hypersonic weapons in the Ukraine war. They are extremely fast and can evade interception for longer than conventional ballistic missiles.
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The French automaker said it was suspending its industrial activities in Moscow because of the war in Ukraine. The move came after criticism from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said any false-flag operation by Russia in order to use chemical, nuclear or biological weapons would constitute a war crime.
One month after the shock of Russia invading Ukraine, how is Vladimir Putin's war going? Territorial gains, no question near-total control of the skie but no blitzkrieg grab of Kyiv, no fatal blow to Ukraine's defences. Instead, Ukraine proving its resilience with coups like the claimed destruction of a Russian landing support ship in the Russian-occupied port of Berdiansk, which is strategically located to the west of the besieged city of Mariupol in the Sea of Azov.
Leaders from NATO, the G7 and the EU convened in Brussels to find ways of supporting Ukraine without pushing the West into an all-out war with Russia. A new US-European energy deal aims to isolate Moscow.
One month after the shock of Russia invading Ukraine, how is Vladimir Putin's war going? There have been territorial gains and near-total control of the skies but no blitzkrieg grab of Kyiv and no fatal blow to Ukraine's defences. Instead, Ukraine is proving its resilience with coups like the claimed destruction of a Russian landing support ship in the Russian-occupied port of Berdiansk, which is strategically located to the west of the besieged city of Mariupol in the Sea of Azov.
Russian and Ukrainian negotiators have concluded a round of peace talks, with both sides expressing cautious optimism. Russia says it will reduce some military activity "to increase mutual trust."
Beijing and Moscow have agreed to broaden bilateral cooperation and speak on global affairs "with a united voice," Russia said after talks between both countries' foreign ministers.
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