Wartime stress in Ukraine: more babies born prematurely
14 May 2022 | 10:47 am
Extreme stress has been part of life for many people in Ukraine since the beginning of the war. In pregnant women, anxiety and stress often cause health problems. Jan-Philipp Scholz visited a maternity clinic in Lviv.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is hosting allies at Ramstein Air Base to discuss Ukraine's security needs. Germany pledged to send anti-aircraft tanks to Kyiv at the start of talks.
The orchestra is determined to raise the voice of Ukrainian culture in the face of Russia's invasion. The German leg of its European tour has begun.
After years of political and financial crises, Lebanese people are now also in danger of going hungry. Germany has promised more food aid as imports from Ukraine and Russia dwindle.
Switzerland, Sweden and Finland are just some of the European states that currently maintain a neutral status. But Russia's attack on Ukraine has forced them to reconsider their stance.
Reporters Without Borders teams up with Ukrainian partners to protect journalists in Lviv. Here they can network and receive protective gear to safeguard them while reporting in a war zone.
India's Narendra Modi and Germany's Olaf Scholz did not take reporters' questions following their talks in Berlin, reportedly at the insistence of the Indian prime minister.
The German public is divided on the issue of military support for Ukraine. Many fear the delivery of tanks and training of Ukrainian soldiers in Germany may drag the country into the war.
What surprise will he spring on May 9th? All eyes are on Vladimir Putin ahead of what has become on his watch the most sacred day on the Russian calendar. Victory Day in World War II means remembrance of the estimated 26 million who lost their lives while turning the tide in what Russia calls the Great Patriotic War.
The retired US army general said rather than advancing Russia's cause, the war in Ukraine was making NATO stronger. He also praised "extraordinary" steps taken by Germany on weapons exports and military spending.
The German president and Chancellor Olaf Scholz have both been invited to Kyiv, according to Frank-Walter Steinmeier's office. He had planned to go to Kyiv in April, but was told not to come on the eve of his trip.
In southern Ukraine, Mykolaiv is the first major city behind the front line, as the nation's army faces off against Russian forces to the southeast in occupied Kherson. As such, the town has seen regular bombardments and nearby combat that led to its water supply being severed in mid-April. Throughout the ordeal, the city's inhabitants have come together in solidarity and mutual support to help those in need.
Today we debunk suggestions that Poland and France are readying to send troops to fight in Ukraine - claims which seem to be backed up by official documents. We also look at cases of politically motivated mistaken identity on social media.
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