Ukraine: Biden vows Putin will pay for ‘premeditated’ act of ‘tyranny’
02 March 2022 | 2:33 pm
The US president's State of the Union address comes amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He said "freedom will always overcome tyranny" and that Vladimir Putin's attack was "premeditated and unprovoked."
Ukraine's National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption has added the Germany-based multinational food wholesaler to its list of "international sponsors of war." Metro is accused of maintaining business with Russia.
The second day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow saw the two leaders continue high-level talks. Xi has also invited Putin to visit Beijing this year.
Actors, authors, singers and other artists joined Biden in the White House East Room Tuesday (March 21) where they received either a National Medal of Arts or National Humanities Medal for their contributions to American society.
US President Joe Biden condemned an epidemic of gun violence against children. He also said that he is planning to visit Nashville and meet families of the school shooting victims.
Tallinn has hit back at reports that it upset its EU allies with reimbursements it has sought for weapons sent to Ukraine, in a trying moment for the bloc.
US President Joe Biden opened his second Summit for Democracy with some 120 leaders from around the world, saying that democracies were getting stronger, unlike autocracies.
The Orthodox monks accused of Russia links have been ordered out of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery. But they refuse to vacate the complex.
Alexei Moskalyov had fled house arrest in Russia before a court sentenced him to two years in prison for "discrediting" the Russian army. His daughter had drawn a sketch at school against Russia's war in Ukraine.
A year ago, the Ukrainian town of Bucha near Kyiv was freed from Russian occupiers, who are accused of committing war atrocities there. DW spoke to the relatives of civilians who were killed.
Conductor Vasyl Kryachok was preparing for more concerts in Mariupol when Russia launched its full-scale invasion last year. He eventually fled the besieged city and is now putting together a new orchestra.
UN Human Rights chief Volker Turk has said the number of civilian casualties in Russia's invasion of Ukraine far outstrips official figures.
Ukraine's ambassador to Germany has criticized an appeal by former prominent members of Germany's Social Democrats that urged a cease-fire with Russia. He reiterated Kyiv's call for total Russian withdrawal from Ukraine.
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