Putin claims ‘real war’ being waged against Russia
13 May 2023 | 1:11 pm
President Vladimir Putin told Russians the world was at a key turning point and they were engaged in a patriotic struggle for the future of their country.
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Putin said Russia and China a cooperating closely on strategic issues. Meanwhile, foreign ministers from the G7 have reiterated their support for Ukraine and sanctions against Russia.
The battle for Bakhmut has had Ukrainian and Russian forces locked in a bloody stalemate for more than eight months. Last week, the UK Ministry of Defense said Russia had "re-energized its assault." Ukrainian forces are reporting heavy fighting.
Russia said the move was in response to a similar decision by Germany, which the latter has not confirmed. Meanwhile, Spain has shipped its first Leopard 2 batch to Ukraine.
Prominent Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza was recently sentenced to 25 years in prison. He's just one more person on a long list of Russian opposition activists targeted by the Kremlin.
Ukrainian photojournalist Evgeniy Maloletka is the winner of the 2023 World Press Photo of the Year. He spoke with DW about documenting a bombed maternity ward in Mariupol.
In Monday’s meeting of the United Nations Security Council, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov repeated accusations against the US, NATO and Ukraine.
Kyiv said it intercepted over 20 cruise missiles and two unmanned aerial vehicles, while at least 16 people were killed in strikes targeting other Ukrainian cities.
A Russian court found a German citizen guilty of promoting "LGBT propaganda" and decided to expel him from the country.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet Syrian President Bashar Assad in his first trip to Syria since the war broke out in 2011. Iranian forces played a major role in defending Assad's government.
Moscow said it was tightening security after two drones exploded over the Kremlin days before the annual World War II Victory Day parade. Meanwhile, Zelenskyy made a highly symbolic visit to The Hague.
The EU has big plans to step up its ammunition production to 1 million rounds per year to keep Ukraine supplied with bullets. It is set to channel up to $1 billion to arms producers to make that happen.
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