Ukraine: How much of a difference will air defense systems make?
16 October 2022 | 1:31 pm
Germany delivered the first of four air defense systems to Ukraine. DW's Thomas Sparrow explains the details ― and to what extent the systems can help Ukraine.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said that using nuclear weapons was not the solution regarding the war in Ukraine.
Ukrainian forces have liberated over 120 settlements in the northeastern region of Kharkiv. In retaken territories, the population is reeling from months of Russian occupation.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court spoke about alleged war crimes in Ukraine with FRANCE 24, Karim A. A. Khan KC urged Russia to cooperate with the ICC and said "we've got no political agenda".
Russia has annexed large swathes of southern and eastern Ukraine, changing the lives of millions of people overnight. Will they accept the status quo, or resist?
When the war began, Ukrainian authorities stopped extending Russian citizens' residency permits. Since then, their status has become unclear and many face deportation.
The head of Europe's largest nuclear power plant was kidnapped, Ukraine's nuclear power company said. Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces surrounded some 5,000 Russian soldiers in the key city of Lyman.
Since a partial mobilisation was announced in Russia on September 21, some 260,000 Russians have fled their country to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
Russia's upper house has rubber-stamped the annexation of Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Zelenskyy has signed a decree to formally rule out talks with Vladimir Putin.
Joint bid with Portugal will see Ukraine added as co-host, announcement expected at UEFA headquarters on Wednesday.
A Russian-installed official in the Ukrainian city of Kherson says Russian forces who have conceded swaths of territory are "regrouping." Kyiv claims gains in three of the four regions Moscow says it has now annexed.
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says Russia and Ukraine must cease military activity near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant and agree on a security zone. He warned that any damage could "spell catastrophe" for the region and beyond.
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