Locals flock to festive Red Square despite Moscow virus spike
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The Russian capital is decorated for the holidays despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
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The two sides both accused each other of carrying out three strikes on the Zaporizhzhia plant. Meanwhile, more grain ships departed from Ukrainian ports under a Turkey-brokered deal.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has claimed Switzerland is no longer "neutral," so it cannot represent Ukrainian interests in Russia. The Alpine country has a long tradition of acting as a "protecting power."
Moscow will not give Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant back to Ukraine despite the G7 demand, Russian officials have said. Kyiv urged the UN and the Red Cross to visit Russian POW camps. Follow DW for the latest.
Mikhail Gorbachev, one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century, was laid to rest in a relatively low-key ceremony and without the presence of the current Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The US says Russia has used "filtration points" to interrogate and deport up to 1.6 million non-combatants seen by Moscow as "threatening" to its invasion of Ukraine.
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