All quiet on the cyber front: Ukraine’s internet infrastructure remains resilient
03 April 2022 | 3:14 pm
At the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, hackers brought down tens of thousands of satellite internet modems across Ukraine and Europe. This week, Reuters revealed that the same attacks are still underway.
Some EU governments are pushing for an embargo on Russian oil and gas to punish Moscow for its war against Ukraine and force a Russian military withdrawal.
Severals videos and photos are circulating online lending credibility to Russian claims of a serious neo-Nazi problem in Ukraine. The problem here though is the images and videos are a distortion of reality and in some cases, completely fictional.
A notorious Canadian sniper has confirmed he is alive and well in an interview with FRANCE 24. Wali (not his real name) was operating in Ukraine in a lone wolf capacity. Also, were members of a Russian Army choir really arrested for singing anti-war songs? We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Chechen warlord and Putin ally Ramzan Kadyrov boasted of his soldiers' part in Russia's war in Ukraine. But many Chechen and Tatar Muslims are defending Ukraine and settling scores with the rulers of their homelands.
Russia has demanded that Ukraine rule out NATO membership. But even neutral countries in Europe are now considering joining the military alliance.
Energy prices in Europe were already on the rise, but with the war in Ukraine, they're soaring. The conflict has underlined a painful reality: the continent's dependence on Russian natural gas. As a result, EU member states are now scrambling to draft new energy strategies. Our correspondents report from Italy, Germany and the Netherlands.
The United States and the European Union have announced a new partnership to wean Europe off of Russian gas. The deal comes after Western leaders held three summits over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
One month after the shock of Russia invading Ukraine, how is Vladimir Putin's war going? Territorial gains, no question near-total control of the skie but no blitzkrieg grab of Kyiv, no fatal blow to Ukraine's defences. Instead, Ukraine proving its resilience with coups like the claimed destruction of a Russian landing support ship in the Russian-occupied port of Berdiansk, which is strategically located to the west of the besieged city of Mariupol in the Sea of Azov.
One month after the shock of Russia invading Ukraine, how is Vladimir Putin's war going? There have been territorial gains and near-total control of the skies but no blitzkrieg grab of Kyiv and no fatal blow to Ukraine's defences. Instead, Ukraine is proving its resilience with coups like the claimed destruction of a Russian landing support ship in the Russian-occupied port of Berdiansk, which is strategically located to the west of the besieged city of Mariupol in the Sea of Azov.
Thousands of Ukrainian refugees have entered Greece, where they enjoy international protection. For non-Ukrainian refugees, however, the situation remains tense and frustrating.
US President Joe Biden's speech in Warsaw had strong words for Vladimir Putin, but even stronger words in support of a free world. DW's Bartosz Dudek writes that Biden may just have made history.
Ukrainian forces have so far held off Russian troops from the capital, Kyiv, and are said to be pushing back in areas where they have gained control. But millions have been displaced and thousands have died.
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