War in Ukraine sows division on closing day of G20 summit
20 November 2022 | 12:32 pm
There's no official family photo on the schedule for this year's G20 summit, an indication of just how much the war in Ukraine has complicated global cooperation efforts. Without directly naming Russia, China's President Xi Jinping said the threat of nuclear weapons was unacceptable.
Foreign ministers from the world's major industrialized democracies reiterated their countries' support for Ukraine. They said they would continue providing Kyiv with military and humanitarian support.
Chechnya's pro-Kremlin strongman Ramzan Kadyrov has sent soldiers to help Russia, but Ukraine has a battalion named after a Chechen independence leader. The battalion is full of Chechen volunteers determined to fight Russia.
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.
The war in Ukraine has upended the lives of many African students in the country. A young Nigerian student shares the story of how she managed to escape the invasion, and highlights what she hopes the future may hold.
The Congolese opposition leader is calling on the international community to focus on the crisis in his country. Martin Fayulu told DW's Josey Mahachie that he believes Rwanda and Uganda are propping up M23 rebels.
Photography is more than just an art form. Photojournalism specifically is an essential component to understanding major global events, especially conflict. The war in Ukraine is a perfect illustration: how else can the world understand the scale of destruction or the transformation of daily life but through visual accounts?
The retreat marks a significant setback for Russian forces, as Kherson city was the only major Ukrainian regional capital to fall into Russian hands at the start of the war.
Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).
The European Commission’s energy supremo, Estonian Kadri Simson, recently visited Ukraine to discuss what can be done to help energy infrastructure damaged in Russian missile attacks. She details plans to transfer specialised machinery and devices to Ukraine through a dedicated fund. The Commissioner also updates us on the negotiations among EU member states on a possible price cap on gas imports – a potential response to Europe's energy crisis.
As the war in Ukraine continues to rumble on, watching events very closely are Russia's neighbours. Five of those countries are led by women including Georgia. Annette Young speaks to the Georgian President, Salome Zurabishvili about the impact of the war on her country and the region.
"Sexual violence does not go away when war is over (...) Ukraine is sadly another example of a failure to follow through on commitments to preventing sexual violence in war," Murad continued. "Women's rights were never a priority for the international community to prevent the use of sexual violence," Murad said.
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