U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends first NATO meeting
31 March 2017 | 3:45 pm
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends in his first NATO meeting in Brussels on Friday (March 31). He told allies that the United States will uphold previous agreements and ensure the alliance has the capability to defend itself, including from Russian aggression.
Russia's president has said banning oil imports from his country would be impossible for some dependent European states, after the EU failed to reach consensus to impose the measure.
As the war in Ukraine continues, one Parisian NGO is using art as a force for unity. The "Agency of Artists in Exile" is currently inundated with requests from both Ukraine and Russia. The agency is building bridges and collaborations between artists from both countries, all of whom are united in their opposition to Vladimir Putin's war. Our team reports.
A Ukraine court has sentenced two Russian soldiers to over 11 years in prison for the shelling of civilian buildings. Meanwhile, Ukraine says Russia controls "around half" of Sievierodonetsk. DW has the latest.
A decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin stipulates that Western countries must start paying for gas through a Russian bank that will transfer foreign currency into rubles.
Dmitry Kovtun was accused in the 2006 killing of Russian defector Alexander Litvinenko in London. He died at the age of 57, according to a lawmaker who was also a suspect.
A new, Russian-owned chain of restaurants has opened in Moscow, with its owner aiming to reopen hundreds of McDonald's venues across Russia under the new brand.
Even as the war goes on, Ukrainians are tracking down war criminals. Kyiv authorities say they know of 3,000 war crimes and have 300 possible culprits' names from their region alone. They say international cooperation will be required to bring these Russian soldiers to justice.
The court fined the foundation that owns Wikpedia for refusing to remove articles about Russia's invasion of Ukraine, war crimes in Bucha and related topics.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO members must do more to help Ukraine. Meanwhile, President Zelenskyy says the outcome of fighting in the Donbas will indicate the course of the war. DW has the latest.
Heads of NATO defense are meeting ahead of the alliance's summit in Madrid later in June. NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg said the Ukraine war posed the "biggest threat to Euro-Atlantic security in decades."
Dutch authorities said a Russian spy assuming a false Brazilian identity had attempted to gain access to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
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