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24 Dec
Efforts to send Russian circus performers and opera singers to the frontlines are unlikely to improve "fragile morale," the UK has said. Meanwhile, heating has been restored to frigid Kyiv. DW has the latest.
20 Dec
Germany has joined the chorus of disapproval over Iran-supplied drones Russia uses to "terrorize Ukrainian civilians." The West has been pressuring the UN to investigate. DW has the latest.
18 Dec
EU member states are divided on the cap, with Germany, Austria and the Netherlands skeptical of the policy. Talks will resume on Monday, with France a key player in the final negotiations.
18 Dec
Ukraine said Russian forces were shelling the entire front line in the Donetsk region. Despite a high profile prisoner swap, Russian government officials are keen to tamp down hopes for a rapprochement with Washington.
17 Dec
Russia and Iran are collaborating more closely than ever in the areas of fighter jets and lethal drones, according to US intelligence. Moscow has rebuked Washington's assessment, as the invasion of Ukraine presses on.
17 Dec
Moscow is downplaying the consequences of Ukrainian airstrikes on its military airfields. But even if they are only small stings, they send important signals about the course of the war going forward.
17 Dec
Viktor Bout, Russian arms dealer, has been exchanged for US basketball star Brittney Griner. Who is the man called "The Merchant of Death" and why did Moscow campaign so tirelessly for him?
15 Dec
Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskyy told IOC chief Thomas Bach that Kyiv wanted Russia's "complete isolation." The US has backed exploring the possibility of Russian and Belarusian athletes competing under a neutral banner.
13 Dec
The exchange of US basketball star Brittney Griner for Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout reminded many Germans of events during the Cold War. The Glienicke Bridge near Berlin was a top spot for prisoner swaps.
12 Dec
The US says it will continue to provide Ukraine with security, economic and humanitarian assistance. Meanwhile, Kyiv claims it has carried out a number of attacks on Russian-occupied territory. DW has the latest.
9 Dec
Delegates at a global summit on international trade in endangered species have voted to protect more than 50 shark species threatened with extinction – because of overfishing.
8 Dec
Russia is expanding its attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine. At the start of winter, there are hundreds of thousands of people without electricity or heating. DW reporter Jan-Phillipp Scholz met some of them.

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