Ukraine updates: Russia, Ukraine deadlocked on 3 frontlines
25 January 2023 | 3:51 pm
The British military says the war is in a stalemate in Ukraine's northeast, as well as Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia. Zelenskyy attended a funeral for the interior minister killed in a helicopter crash. DW has the latest.
Tikhon Dzyadko, former editor-in-chief of TV Rain, tells Laila Harrak that the station hopes to re-start broadcasting within a month so that Russians can find the news on the Ukraine war they want.
EU Vice President Frans Timmermans discussed EU support to Ukraine with Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal on a visit to Kyiv.
Exact numbers are difficult to verify, but hundreds of thousands of Russians have fled the country since the start of the war in Ukraine. The reasons vary, while some wanted to escape the mobilisation order, others chose exile over a rising crackdown on dissent.
It's the second time Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been seen outside Kyiv since the beginning of the war. The Ukrainian president visited troops in the Donbass region. His trip came after Russian missiles struck the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, for the first time in a month.
There are signs that Russia is planning another offensive in Ukraine. Ukrainian officials and Russian experts now predict a second mobilization wave. How likely is this?
Annalena Baerbock again condemned Russia's aggression during her trip to the front line city. She said she wanted to get a picture of the wartime situation on the ground in the region.
Poland says it's willing to supply Ukraine with Leopard battle tanks - but only as part of a wider international coalition. The comments increase pressure on Germany to find consensus with Western allies on arming Ukraine with heavy weapons.
Roscosmos says it will send an unmanned spacecraft to the ISS next month to serve as a return vehicle for three crew members. The original return spacecraft is damaged, apparently by a hit from a tiny meteorite.
The eastern city of Bakhmut has become the most active and violent frontline in the Ukraine war. It is constantly pounded with artillery from both sides, and infantry is fighting on the streets. Our reporters James André and Mayssa Awad spent six days inside Bakhmut.
Soledar, a salt-mining town of 10,000 people in eastern Ukraine, is the new focal point of a war where the Kremlin badly needs some good news from the battlefield. We ask who controls the town that's a gateway to the Donbas city of Bakhmut, where the Russians have been pushing for months.
Germany is calling on Russian authorities to provide "urgent" medical care to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The dissident has said he is being denied access to basic medical treatment, despite being sick.
The latest pro-Russian narrative in the war in Ukraine is that the Ukrainian army is sending children and teenagers to the frontline. To illustrate this claim, users are posting a video on Twitter that shows three young soldiers, claiming they are children. Our team were able to identify two of the three soldiers in the video. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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