Russia-Ukraine updates: Germany to send €500 million in new weapons
27 August 2022 | 5:36 am
Meanwhile, officials in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, have banned public celebrations commemorating independence from Soviet rule, citing a raised threat of Russian attack in the war. Follow DW for more.
Ten airplanes owned or controlled by Russia are reportedly stuck in Germany because of sanctions. President Zelenskyy issued a warning to Russian soldiers shooting at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. Follow DW for more.
Russia and Ukraine continue to trade blame over the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. President Zelenskyy said any "radiation incident" could easily affect the rest of Europe. Follow DW for the latest.
A total of 5,617 cases of discrimination were reported to the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency last year. Of these, a large portion were related to racial discrimination.
Antonio Guterres will meet Volodymyr Zelensky and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Lviv a day after NATO said it was "urgent" that the UN be allowed to inspect Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
The Federal Constitutional Court rejected a bid to overturn a measles vaccination requirement for children in day care centers and schools, upholding a law that has come into effect in March 2020.
Ukraine's state nuclear company says it believes Russia will carry out a major "provocation" at the Zaporizhzhia plant. The UN chief has visited Ukraine's port of Odesa.
After deadly storms battered Central and Southern Europe, German authorities issued fresh weather warnings. Strong winds fueled a wildfire in Spain, and falling water levels revealed a dangerous treasure in the Danube.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has visited the Ukrainian port of Odesa, where grain exports are moving after a monthslong blockade. He says food insecurity is still a huge issue in developing countries.
A month after Russia and Ukraine agreed on a sea corridor to resume global exports of grain, high insurance premiums are just one issue. Experts have called for international support for Ukrainian farmers.
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Germany won't extend the lifespan of three remaining nuclear power stations due to the energy crisis, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said. He also warned against public panic over a potential winter gas shortage.
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