Russia-Ukraine updates: Kyiv says children among 25 dead after strike on station
26 August 2022 | 3:42 pm
The death toll has risen after an Independence Day attack on a train station in east Ukraine. Elsewhere, $1 billion of goods are still being shipped from Russia to the US each month despite sanctions.
Ukraine says it wants to push Russia out of all of its territory — including Crimea, which was illegally annexed by Moscow in 2014. But is this a realistic goal for Kyiv?
The top German official for antiziganism says Romani people face structural discrimination in Ukraine. Roma make up 1-1.5% of the country's population.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has told reporters Russia's invasion of Ukraine is the biggest current crisis. The now traditional summer press conference comes as Germany confronts several problems at home and abroad.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has claimed Switzerland is no longer "neutral," so it cannot represent Ukrainian interests in Russia. The Alpine country has a long tradition of acting as a "protecting power."
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.
While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.
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.
The first humanitarian cargo of food from Ukraine since Russia's invasion has set off from Ukraine. Meanwhile, the location of the first commercial ship to leave carrying grain is unknown.
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.
Sources suggest Moscow fears a brain drain if too many Jewish citizens leave Russia for Israel. The Justice Ministry seeks the closure of the Russian branch of the Jewish Agency for Israel, and a court will now decide.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced a tax reduction on gas as the war in Ukraine drives up prices. Until 2024, the lower tax rate of 7% will be charged, not 19%. Scholz also promised more support for consumers.
As fears rise that there could be a nuclear disaster at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia plant, DW looks at the Geneva Conventions, to which both Russia and Ukraine are signatories. Targeting nuclear plants is not actually banned.
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