Turning point? Ukraine counter-offensive ups pressure on Putin
17 September 2022 | 2:44 pm
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.
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.
Russian officals say 3,000 people were forced from their homes following mutliple explosions at an ammunitions depot in Crimea. Moscow has called it an act of sabotage without naming the perpetrators.
Ukrainians are marking 31 years since they broke free from the Russia-dominated Soviet Union, exactly six months after Moscow's started a war to subdue the country once again.
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.
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.
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi said a team of experts led by him is "now on its way" to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Russia is preparing for a large-scale military exercise.
As China ramps up its fake news campaign, the Taiwanese are finding ways to fight back. They've formed unique alliances with their government and are working to restore public trust.
Russia burns off gas as Europe's energy bills rocket. As Europe's energy costs skyrocket, Russia is burning off large amounts of natural gas, according to analysis shared with BBC News. They say the plant, near the border with Finland, is burning an estimated $10m (£8.4m) worth of gas every day.
Russian energy giant Gazprom said due to maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline there would be no gas flow to Germany between August 31 and September 3. Berlin has accused Moscow of weaponizing energy supplies.
The war in Ukraine attracts thousands of foreign fighters from all over the world. Who are they? Why do they risk their lives? Our reporter wants to know more and joins them on their way to Ukraine.
Deportation, agonizing interrogations and detention: Human Rights Watch has accused Russia of using a "filtration system" and other violations of international humanitarian law on Russian-held territory in Ukraine.
In Russia, artists who speak out against the invasion of Ukraine are being blacklisted. A State Duma commission formed to investigate "anti-Russian cultural activities" is targeting artists, musicians and other prominent figures in the cultural sphere.
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