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23 Sep
US Secretary of State Blinken directly challenged Russia with allegations of war crimes in Ukraine. Blinken told UN Security Council members they should not let Putin "get away with it."
22 Sep
The international community has condemned Russian plans to call up an extra 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine. Western leaders say the call-up is in response to Russian losses on the battlefield. The move has raised fears of an escalation of the war.
22 Sep
Many in Russia fear a "partial mobilization" of the military is the first step in a move that would see more and more men fight – and die – in Ukraine. Some have tried to escape and others have even dared to protest.
21 Sep
US President Joe Biden accused Russia of violating the core tenets of membership of the UN by starting an "unprovoked war" Ukraine. He also warned Moscow about "irresponsible" threats to use nuclear weapons.
21 Sep
The Russian Ministry of Defense released a video claiming their forces had struck an "amphibious" Ukrainian vehicle,"i.e. a Ukrainian naval vessel near the Zaporizhzhia power plant. However through geolocating the alleged target from their footage, we discovered it in fact is the remnants of an bridge built during World War II.We explain the details in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
21 Sep
German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said Germany has a chance of getting through the winter "comfortably" despite the lack of Russian gas. Germany is on track to meet a 95% storage capacity target by November.
18 Sep
Russia's most prominent independent newspaper was accused of violating the country's "foreign agents" law. The paper ceased printing in March following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, now it is no longer available online.
17 Sep
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.
17 Sep
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.
17 Sep
We look at Russia's reactions to Ukraine's successful counter-offensive in the northeast and south of the country. Kyiv's progress has stoked rare debate on Russian TV stations and among local politicians, some of whom are even calling for Vladimir Putin to step down. We also discuss a new wave of far-right populism in Europe and finish with some reassuring news about treating lung cancer.
17 Sep
Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan were sentenced to jail time by Russian courts on charges that the US deems "unacceptable". President Joe Biden reassured their families that he was working on bringing them home.
16 Sep
Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).

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President Putin's decision to partially mobilize Russian reservists has sparked a mass exodus of men trying to avoid the fighting in Ukraine. Juri Rescheto reports from Riga.