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Russia's repeated assaults on Ukraine's energy grid has forced many cities to roll out power cuts to save energy. In the capital Kyiv, city authorities have restricted public lighting at night - with serious consequences for people out on the streets.
Ukraine is pushing to acquire more heavy weapons from Western allies to defend against Russia's invasion. In Europe, the focus is on the delivery of battle tanks, which Kyiv says are a crucial part of its strategy to make progress on the battlefield.
The Russian Wagner Group claims to have taken the gateway town of Soledar, while Kyiv denies the capture. Meanwhile Russian strikes hit Kharkiv after a visit by Germany's foreign minister.
Ukrainian forces are repelling frequent offensives by invading Russian troops in the Donbas region, Kyiv officials say. And doubts surround Russian claims of a massive hit on Ukrainian soldiers. DW has the latest.
The Ukrainian capital has been targeted by Russian air strikes for the fifth consecutive night, with the city's mayor claiming Ukraine shot down 40 drones.
Kyiv has reported another night of air alarms and said it has shot down several drones. The UK is set to announce plans to sending munitions through 2023. DW has the latest.
"Once they wanted to destroy us with hunger, now — with darkness and cold," President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on the 90th anniversary of the Soviet-era Holodomor famine.
Journalists working at the Kyiv Independent document life under power outages caused by Russian missile strikes and vow to continue their work. Also, we look ahead to important local elections in Taiwan, the first since China's military escalation there. Cartoonists give us their views on the UN-mandated day to eliminate violence against women. Finally, we look at the celebrity secrets of turning male pattern baldness into a signature statement!
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed troops in the newly liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson Monday and said Ukraine is "ready for peace. Peace for all our country."
The UK's newest prime minister traveled to the Ukrainian capital for talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Meanwhile, Kyiv has rejected the idea of a potential "short truce" with Russia. DW has the latest.
Russia has been launching massive attacks on Ukraine's energy supply, causing widespread power outages. How are people managing — and how are they preparing for an even more serious emergency?
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.