Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
25 May 2017 | 8:08 am
A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump's possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a lager with a label featuring the US president and Vladimir Putin peeking from behind.
The Ukrainian military has said Russian forces are concentrating on advancing into the eastern Donetsk province after effectively taking control of neighboring Luhansk.
Denunciations in Russia began soon after Vladimir Putin launched his invasion of neighboring Ukraine. DW spoke with an anthropologist, a psychologist and a historian about people's motivations for turning dissidents in.
Protesters outside Büchel Air Base want the government to tell the United States to get its nuclear weapons out of Germany. But, with a war raging in Europe, they aren't getting much attention.
US gold medal Olympian Brittney Griner is on trial in Russia after police allegedly found cannabis vape canisters in her luggage. The basketball star said she had no intention of breaking the law.
The ripple effect of the war in Ukraine can be felt worldwide. The UN warns Russia's offensive is threatening to unleash an unprecedented wave of hunger. Global grain prices have soared as wheat and corn pile up in ports, and Ukrainian farmers scramble to store their upcoming harvest.
The White House has said that Biden will sign executive orders protecting women from new criminal penalties, but will not enshrine nationwide abortion access.
Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov is leaving the meeting early, according to reports. His US counterpart Anthony Blinken made a direct appeal for Moscow to unblock Ukraine grain exports, saying "It's not your country."
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 Ukrainian president said restationing Andriy Melnyk was a "normal" part of diplomatic practice. But it comes after Melnyk defended Ukrainian ultranationalist Stepan Bandera, angering Poland and Israel.
Food prices soared beyond the reach of many, even before Russia's war in Ukraine choked grain supplies, a new report says. The effects of climate change, COVID-19 and armed conflicts drove up the cost of basic goods.
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