Opinion: Zelenskyy is the problem, not his friends
23 July 2022 | 5:06 pm
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has fired leading security officials in the middle of a war. But the president's public rebuke only obscures the real problem: lack of reform, says Eugen Theise.
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A planned counteroffensive against Russian forces will have to wait until the military has had more time to prepare, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. Meanwhile, the EU and G7 are discussing sanctions. DW has the latest.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy praised Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni for her financial and military support for Ukraine. Germany has announced billions in new military aid to Ukraine. DW has the latest.
The Ukrainian president is set to meet British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, after weekend talks in Italy, Germany, and France. The tour comes as Ukraine embarks on its spring offensive.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy last visited Germany in February 2022, just days before Russia launched a full-scale invasion of his country. What does Ukraine's president want from the German government — and what can he expect?
Ukrainian officials insisted they still control parts of Bakhmut after Russian forces claimed victory in the bloody, months-long siege of the eastern city.
After a visit to the eastern frontline, Ukraine's president promised to create new brigades. Elsewhere, the governor of Russia's Belgorod region has claimed the territory came under drone attack. DW has the latest.
Moldova, which borders Ukraine, is hosting the second European Political Community summit, as it seeks to solidify its EU bid. The 27 EU members and their European allies are gathering in a show of unity.
President Zelenskyy said he has visited the flood-hit region of Kherson, as rescue efforts continue following the breach of the Kakhovka dam and says more help is needed.
Ukraine's foreign minister has wrapped up a tour of Africa by saying that he welcomes plans for an African peace delegation to head to Ukraine and Russia but warned that it will take more than a ceasefire to resolve the war. UN judges decide that Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who has dementia, is unfit to stand trial. And Human Rights Watch investigators call upon Nigeria to use more care in carrying out drone strikes after authorities admitted to killing 39 civilians.
A Russian missile attack has killed ten in the central city of Kryvyi Rih, officials say, while the death toll in the Kakhovka dam disaster has also risen.
President Zelenskyy has rejected calls for peace talks with Russia while meeting with a delegation of African leaders. Meanwhile, Russian President Putin said nuclear warheads are now in Belarus. DW has the latest.
Even before the devastating breach of the Kakhovka dam this month, Ukraine's infrastructure had been devastated. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said ideas about reconstruction needed to become real projects.
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