10 Dec 2022
Russia hoped to conquer Ukraine in days. Seven months later, its army has retreated from some occupied territories amid a successful Ukrainian counteroffensive. There are now fears Moscow could consider a nuclear option to regain control.
7 Dec 2022
The European Commission has laid out options to get frozen Russian assets, be they central bank reserves overseas or seized yachts, to make money for war-ravaged Ukraine. But the path forward remains unclear.
10 Nov 2022
Brittney Griner's legal team said she had been moved from her detention center to a penal colony, but her exact location was not known. She was arrested at a Moscow airport for possession of hashish oil.
3 Nov 2022
NATO members and veto holders the UK, France and the US all objected to the Russian call to investigate supposed "military biological" activities in Ukraine with US support. The 10 non-permanent members all abstained.
30 Oct 2022
Leaks in Nord Stream gas pipelines likely 'sabotage,' European leaders say. Leaders of several Western countries have said leaks in two Russian gas pipelines are likely the result of sabotage, vowing a strong response as investigations continue.
1 Oct 2022
The Kremlin says it has not yet made any decision on closing Russia's borders although an ongoing exodus of military-age men looking to evade the Ukraine war call-up is happening. One of the countries they are fleeing to, is neighboring Georgia.
29 Sep 2022
Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
23 Sep 2022
The Russian president's "pivot to Asia" looks shaky after India and China gave him a subtle cold shoulder at a recent conference. Southeast Asian countries are wary of a Western backlash if they cooperate with Moscow.
22 Sep 2022
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.
10 Sep 2022
The European Union is proposing a cap on the price of Russian natural gas, despite Vladimir Putin threatening to cut off supplies for any market that does so. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is also asking energy ministers to consider imposing a windfall tax on companies that have reaped the benefits of high oil and gas prices. It's a move many countries are considering - although the UK's new Prime Minister Liz Truss has ruled it out.
10 Aug 2022
The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
5 Aug 2022
The court handed Griner a nine-year sentence after finding she committed the crime "deliberately," despite her pleas that it was an "honest mistake." The US has made Russia a prisoner swap offer for the basketball star.