Ukraine: How significant are Germany’s latest arms deliveries?
29 July 2022 | 3:01 pm
After weeks of pressure, the German government said it would be sending heavy weapons to Ukraine. DW's Thomas Sparrow explains the political impact of this decision.
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There are fears in Germany that Russia could try to destabilize Europe by not restarting gas supplies after Nord Stream's temporary halt. How is Germany preparing? How are households coping with this energy crisis? DW’s Thomas Sparrow has the details.
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