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Is Russia sabotaging the Iran nuclear deal over Ukraine sanctions?

Despite progress in the negotiations to restore the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the accord's future is at stake after a last-minute Russian demand for an exemption from Western sanctions.

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NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday decried Russia's "recklessness" over the shelling of a nuclear power plant in Ukraine and demanded Moscow stop the war against its neighbour.
9 Mar
A week in, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is not going to plan for Vladimir Putin, but there is nevertheless destruction and sadly much death. The biggest nuclear power station in Europe, Zaporizhzhia, is now controlled by Russian forces. It could provoke a nuclear disaster six times the size of Chernobyl. Elsewhere, there are reports that the capital Kyiv is being bombarded. Putin claims it isn't Russian troops that are doing so, but does anyone believe him? Our guests look back at a harrowing week of war.
9 Mar
Ukraine has said the humanitarian corridors out of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Mariupol and Sumy that lead to Russia and Belarus are "immoral." Meanwhile, negotiators were expected to meet for talks later. Follow DW for the latest.
9 Mar
Does the West go all in? A third day of broken ceasefire promises in Ukraine clearly illustrates that Russia has gone all in and will not settle for anything short of victory on the battlefield. We ask about the latest out of the crucial port cities of Odessa and Mariupol and talk of Poland sending Soviet-era fighter jets to its under-siege neighbour.
9 Mar
Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets granted an interview to FRANCE 24. Her country is one of the five EU member states that border Russia. Liimets explained why Estonia strongly supports Ukraine’s bid to join the EU. She also warned that "we have to be very cautious" in talks with Russia, adding that "we have to be prepared for long-term instability in Europe" as a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
10 Mar
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak has said Moscow could cut off the flow of natural gas through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which links the country to Germany, in retaliation for sanctions imposed on its economy over the invasion of Ukraine. This latest threat comes as the United States is considering banning purchases of Russian oil. Novak warned that such a move could push prices as high as $300 a barrel. In early trading on Tuesday, the international benchmark Brent crude was trading at around $125.
9 Mar
The head of the UN's refugee agency has said the number of people fleeing Ukraine has now reached 2 million. Filippo Grandi warned the second wave of refugees is likely to be more vulnerable than the first.
10 Mar
The US will stop importing oil and natural gas from Russia, US President Joe Biden has said as the West escalates sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine invasion.
9 Mar
As a Nigerian student stranded in Sumy records his experience of the war on camera, Russian army bombs explode close by, triggering panic.
9 Mar
As countries open borders to Ukrainians, Britain's policies, which are largely limited to family reunification, seem stingy in comparison. Through Monday, Britain had only issued about 50 visas for displaced Ukrainians.
10 Mar
Once Moscow had launched its invasion of Ukraine, direct routes between Russia and the West became almost impossible to find. A few routes to the EU are still open, as DW Russia correspondent Juri Rescheto discovered.
10 Mar
African citizens are amongst the thousands of people evacuated from the besieged Ukrainian city of Sumy. Hundreds of students from the continent had been stuck in the city since Russian forces invaded. Also, as the world celebrates International Women's Day, we hear from some of the Kenyan women living in informal settlements about their struggles. And we head into the deep blue with South Africa's first Black freediving instructor, Zandi Ndhlovu.