Moscow court shuts down Russia’s oldest rights group
26 January 2023 | 1:36 pm
Russia's oldest human rights organization has been liquidated after a court ruled it was not correctly registered. Critics say the move is reminiscent of the Soviet era.
In an interview with DW, British historian Mark Galeotti explains why the West did not believe Russia would invade Ukraine and how he sees the war playing out in 2023.
Belarus has been taken 'hostage' by Russia
Title 42 is contentious as a pandemic-era restriction on immigration that some states have lobbied to retain. The rule will remain in place until the Supreme Court makes its final judgment next year.
Russia fired 69 missiles at energy facilities and Ukrainian forces shot down 54, Ukrainian military chief Gen. Valerii Zaluzhnyi said. Local officials said attacks killed at least two people around Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city.
Thirty years ago, the United States and Russia agreed to reduce and limit their nuclear weapons and signed the START II treaty. Today, with a war raging in Ukraine, all hopes for disarmament seem to have been shattered.
Russia has unilaterally called for a cease-fire from noon local time on January 6 to midnight on January 7, the same time as Orthodox Christmas celebrations. Ukraine dismissed Putin's proposal as "hypocrisy."
There have been reports of shelling amid the 36-hour unilateral truce, which has been met with skepticism by Ukraine. Meanwhile, some German politicians are calling for battle tank deliveries to Ukraine. DW has more.
Tikhon Dzyadko, former editor-in-chief of TV Rain, tells Laila Harrak that the station hopes to re-start broadcasting within a month so that Russians can find the news on the Ukraine war they want.
The mechanism will remain in place until July 10 after a unanimous vote at the Security Council. While some nations felt this period too short, Russia had previously abstained on or vetoed such aid deliveries.
Five men appeared in court on Monday in connection to the murder of prominent Kenyan LGBTQ activist and designer, Edwin Chiloba.
Former Barcelona and Brazil defender Dani Alves is under investigation over an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in a nightclub in Spain last month, Catalonia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday
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