Thursday, 2nd February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Ukraine war: Winter brings challenge and opportunity

As winter draws in at the front in Ukraine, what Russia's army really needs is a rest. This could prove to be an opportunity for Kyiv — but, to take advantage of it, Ukraine needs more ammunition.

Related

17 Sep
The war in Ukraine has made wheat farming and export difficult. So local farmers are turning to oil-producing plants instead. The government plans to build an innovative pipeline into Poland to help them.
18 Sep
With rising gas an electricity prices in Germany, changes are in store for hotels, restaurants, spas and museums this fall and winter. Here's what vacationers can expect.
17 Sep
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.
15 Sep
Germany is set to cut off its dependence on Russian gas fully by the end of next year. The chancellor also celebrated efforts made to prepare for the coming winter.
17 Sep
Ursula von der Leyen's message was loud and clear in her State of the European Union address. To drive home the point, the EU Commission President, sporting the yellow and blue of the Ukrainian flag, had Ukraine's First Lady as her guest of honour. We ask about von der Leyen's message and the cost of a quick segue away from Russian oil and gas.
16 Sep
Ursula von der Leyen's message was loud and clear in her State of the European Union address. To drive home the point, the EU Commission President, sporting the yellow and blue of the Ukrainian flag, had Ukraine's First Lady as her guest of honour. We ask about von der Leyen's message and the cost of a quick segue away from Russian oil and gas.
21 Sep
In its latest advert, Russian gas giant Gazprom is purportedly taunting Europe with a cold and dark winter as it cuts supplies. While the veracity of the video is largely in doubt, it was published by many international broadcast news channels and online. We explain the origin of the video in this edition of Truth or Fake.
21 Sep
German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said Germany has a chance of getting through the winter "comfortably" despite the lack of Russian gas. Germany is on track to meet a 95% storage capacity target by November.
25 Sep
German ministers have indicated that people fleeing Russia could apply for asylum in Germany after President Vladimir Putin ordered what he called a "partial military mobilization."
26 Sep
In Germany, gas prices are going through the roof, and consumers are getting very worried. Policymakers have different ideas on the right response.
27 Sep
Seven months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, repairing worn-out Western weapons is becoming increasingly important. The workshop for doing so is to be built on the Polish-Ukrainian border.
27 Sep
The EU plans to replace the bulk of Russian gas imports by the end of the year. But despite its reserves filling up quickly, the bloc's chances of avoiding energy shortages could depend on the severity of the winter.