US announces $2.5 billion package for Ukraine, but no tanks
29 January 2023 | 10:30 am
The new package will replenish ammunition and boost Ukraine's stock of combat vehicles, but US, and therefore possibly German, tanks are off the table.
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At the UN Human Rights Council, Ukraine condemned what officials called Russia's systematic deportation of Ukrainian children. Germany's foreign minister said allies would "not rest until all these kids are home."
The European Union is looking at how to boost ammunition supplies in both the short and long term at a meeting in Stockholm. A top EU official has called for "a war economy."
Ukraine's military said it shot down many drones and missiles during the biggest wave of attacks in a month. Pope Francis says the conflict was fuelled by Russia and "empires from elsewhere." Follow DW for more.
Thousands of Indian medical students left Ukraine after Russia's full-scale invasion last year. Some have since opted to complete their studies elsewhere. Others had no choice but to go back to the battered country.
The United Kingdom's Supreme Court has ruled that Ukraine can defend a Eurobond lawsuit brought by Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed a victory.
President Andrzej Duda has announced they will deliver four figher jets to Ukraine in "the next few days."
Niger, one of the world's poorest nations, has resisted a recent spate of coups and inroads by Russian mercenaries seen in neighboring countries and is set to benefit from millions in US aid.
Slovakia has decided to send 13 MIG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russian forces have made some progress in the battle for the Ukrainian town of Bakhmut, according to British intelligence. DW has the latest.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that the ICC's arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin showed that "no one is above the law." DW has the latest.
Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year, the German arms manufacturer has seen its share price more than double.
As Chinese leader Xi Jinping begins his three-day trip to Moscow on Monday, all eyes are on how China positions itself in the ongoing war and experts describe the trip as “extremely delicate” for the Chinese President.
The funds will be used to support post-war reconstruction and Ukraine's path to joining the European Union. Meanwhile, Xi Jinping departed Moscow after a high-profile meeting with Vladimir Putin. DW has the latest.
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