Russsia-Ukraine updates: Aerial images suggest serious damage at Crimea base
12 August 2022 | 1:33 pm
The Saki base went up in flames, with Russia claiming an ammunition depot exploded, a story ridiculed by Kyiv. Meanwhile, Ukraine reports heavy shelling in Donetsk.
Ukraine and Russia have signed "mirror" deals which will allow Kyiv to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea. The agreement will allow millions of tonnes of grain, currently trapped in Ukraine by the war, to be exported.
The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, visited the Orthodox Church of San Andrés in the small city of Bucha, near Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. Alejandro Giammattei is scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian president, Volodímir Zelenski, in Kyiv this Monday.
Ukraine is determined to proceed with grain shipments: DW's Mathias Bölinger
Ukraine says it will push ahead with efforts to export its grain, despite a recent Russian missile attack on the port of Odesa. DW’s Nick Connolly went to southern Ukraine where he met the people trying to get Ukraine's food out to the world.
The dispute over millions of tons of grain stuck in Ukraine could finally be over after the country reached an agreement with Russia to resume exports. What does that mean for the world?
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba spoke to FRANCE 24 about the four-way agreement on the export of Ukrainian wheat, the delivery of arms to Ukraine and the military situation on the ground, especially around the city of Kherson. He stressed that Ukraine would do everything in its power to resume the export of agricultural products and combat famine and rising food prices, especially in Africa and Asia.
Ukraine's navy said work had resumed at three ports following a UN-brokered grain export deal. Meanwhile, Ukraine struck a bridge over the Dnieper river on a significant Russian resupply route. DW rounds up the latest.
British military intelligence says Russian-occupied Kherson was "virtually cut off" as Ukrainian forces stage a counteroffensive helped by newly acquired long-range artillery capability.
After weeks of pressure, the German government said it would be sending heavy weapons to Ukraine. DW's Thomas Sparrow explains the political impact of this decision.
Russian missile attacks have hit outlying areas of Kyiv for the first time in weeks. And UK military intelligence says Russia's Wagner group may be in charge of some front-line sectors. DW rounds up the latest.
Platforms such as Instagram, Telegram and Youtube play a key role in documenting Russia's invasion and rallying international support for besieged Ukraine. But they are also used to obscure facts and spread fake news.
At a facility outside Kyiv, soldiers with physical and psychological head trauma get treatment under the same roof. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the massive artillery barrages have resulted in countless severe brain injuries. DW's Nick Spicer reports.
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