Ukraine updates: Kyiv says Russia plans to ‘ruin’ Kherson
13 November 2022 | 3:07 pm
President Zelenskyy is skeptical of Russia's withdrawal announcement, saying "the enemy does not bring us gifts." Meanwhile, a top US general said Russia's army has lost more than 100,000 personnel. DW has the latest.
Russia recently accused Ukraine of fabricating a "dirty bomb". These allegations were made on official Kremlin Telegram and Twitter accounts, accompanied by explanatory slides that seemed to implicitly support their claims. However, we found that many of the images are unrelated to the accusations. For example, some of the images presented as Ukrainian nuclear plants are actually Russian nuclear facilities.
Hundreds of Ukrainian cultural sites have been affected by the Russian invasion. UNESCO is using satellite imagery to keep track and prepare recovery.
Ukrainian troops are holding out on the eastern front, says President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Meanwhile, the Kremlin said Russia's nuclear deterrence forces had launched test missiles. DW has the latest.
Western countries have already sent Ukraine billions in weapons and other aid. They also have to think about helping rebuild the country once the war is over.
A top Ukrainian official has called on Germany to send Leopard and Marder tanks to help Kyiv's forces retake territory. Meanwhile, the EU has slammed Russia's withdrawal from a key grain export deal. DW has the latest.
Russia announced Saturday that it will immediately suspend its implementation of a U.N.-brokered grain deal that has seen more than 9 million tons of grain exported from Ukraine during the war and has brought down soaring global food prices.
In an interview with DW, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital said Russian forces are behaving like "terrorists" by targeting key infrastructure. He urged EU leaders not to give up their support.
Russia said it would return to the grain export agreement on Wednesday, according to Turkey. Meanwhile, the city's mayor is planning "heating points" in case of loss of electricity and water. Follow DW for the latest.
Warsaw is working on "sealing" the border amid fears that Moscow is using it as a conduit for illegal migration. Poland recently completed a similar barrier along its border with Belarus after a standoff over migrants.
The foreign ministers of the world's wealthiest democracies are meeting in Germany to discuss further cooperation on Ukraine, dependencies on China and Russia, and Iran's police brutality.
NATO members and veto holders the UK, France and the US all objected to the Russian call to investigate supposed "military biological" activities in Ukraine with US support. The 10 non-permanent members all abstained.
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