Wednesday, 7th December 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Russia: Duma tightens LGBTQ law amid war in Ukraine

Moscow is pressing a conservative drive at home by tightening the legislation around what authorities call "gay propaganda" and instilling patriotism in schools.

Related

16 Oct
Germany delivered the first of four air defense systems to Ukraine. DW's Thomas Sparrow explains the details ― and to what extent the systems can help Ukraine.
16 Oct
A wave of missile attacks the likes of which had not been seen in months: Russian missiles rained down on cities across Ukraine this week, including in Lviv, Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia, and many others. The attacks follow the explosions on the Kerch bridge that links Russia to the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula.
17 Oct
The International Space Station represents one of the only collaborative projects between Russia and the West that hasn't been abandoned. Here's why.
16 Oct
The Red Cross demanded access to prisoners of war after Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused the organization of inaction. Meanwhile, more Russian missiles struck parts of Ukraine. DW rounds up the latest.
17 Oct
Washington is sending another round of military aid to refill Ukraine's weapons stocks, including more HIMARS rocket systems. Meanwhile, Iran denies sending Russia weapons.
17 Oct
Russia possesses a total of 5,977 nuclear warheads as of 2022, the largest stockpile of nuclear warheads in the world; the second-largest stockpile is the United States' 5,428 warheads. Russia's deployed missiles (those actually ready to be launched) number about 1,588, second to the United States' 1,644.
17 Oct
In Poland, a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that is carrying oil from Russia to several European countries has been detected. Authorities stated that it is too early to identify the cause of the damage. Germany's economy ministry says it is receiving less oil, but supplies are guaranteed.
17 Oct
The ministers have gathered in Luxembourg to discuss increased financial aid and military training for Kyiv's forces. The EU is also set to approve new sanctions targeting Iran's so-called morality police.
23 Oct
Over 200 prisoners were involved in what Ukraine said was the first swap to consist of all women. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called on his troops to take more Russian prisoners.
23 Oct
Pro-Russian accounts claim that Ukrainian "propaganda" and mainstream Western media are showing fake victims, following a Russian missile strike in Kyiv on October 10. AP and Reuters reporters on the scene were able to confirm that the civilians in the viral posts are real victims of the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
21 Oct
Once so picturesque it was nicknamed the "Switzerland of the Donbas", the eastern Ukrainian town of Sviatohirsk today lies in ruins. It was recaptured by Ukrainian troops in mid-September after being occupied by Russian forces for nearly 100 days.
22 Oct
Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).