Mariupol now: The shape of things to come in Ukraine?
23 April 2022 | 2:49 pm
Russia has claimed control of the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, but President Volodymyr Zelensky says as many as 120,000 civilians remain trapped there, including hundreds in bunkers below the Azovstal steelworks. Is this the shape of things to come in other cities in the Donbas region now targeted by Russia? We put the question to our panel.
At the UN Human Rights Council, Ukraine condemned what officials called Russia's systematic deportation of Ukrainian children. Germany's foreign minister said allies would "not rest until all these kids are home."
Top US diplomat Blinken told his counterparts from the Quad group that Moscow's threat to use nuclear weapons was "inadmissible." Meanwhile, Germany's Scholz is traveling to Washington to meet Biden. DW has the latest.
Russia's Defense Ministry said that Sergei Shoigu had met with soldiers on the front line in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the UK has warned Ukraine's hold on Bakhmut is under pressure. DW has the latest.
Capturing the key city would give Moscow a rare battlefield gain after months of setbacks. But Kyiv says Russia is losing hundreds of fighters every day in Bakhmut. DW rounds up the latest.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is visiting Canada and the United States, eyeing new supplies of critical raw materials and assurances on long-term backing for Ukraine.
A Moscow court has sentenced Dmitry Ivanov, the founder of an anti-war Telegram channel, to more than eight years in prison. The former student was found guilty of posting details of Russian atrocities in Ukraine.
The European Union is looking at how to boost ammunition supplies in both the short and long term at a meeting in Stockholm. A top EU official has called for "a war economy."
Ukraine's military said it shot down many drones and missiles during the biggest wave of attacks in a month. Pope Francis says the conflict was fuelled by Russia and "empires from elsewhere." Follow DW for more.
Thousands of Indian medical students left Ukraine after Russia's full-scale invasion last year. Some have since opted to complete their studies elsewhere. Others had no choice but to go back to the battered country.
The United Kingdom's Supreme Court has ruled that Ukraine can defend a Eurobond lawsuit brought by Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed a victory.
President Andrzej Duda has announced they will deliver four figher jets to Ukraine in "the next few days."
Slovakia has decided to send 13 MIG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russian forces have made some progress in the battle for the Ukrainian town of Bakhmut, according to British intelligence. DW has the latest.
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