Poland has recently warned of possible provocations coming from the mercenary group currently based in neighbouring Belarus.
German authorities have launched an investigation after two Russian dissidents, including a US-based activist, reportedly fell ill following a conference in Berlin.
Russia has cancelled several Victory Day parades in cites near the Ukrainian border. Meanwhile, Poland has requested approval to send former German fighter jets to Ukraine. DW has the latest.
The pope used his Easter message to pray for "the beloved Ukrainian people" and expressed his concern about recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. The pontiff was released from hospital only last week.
The vote by world fencing's governing body follows the recommendations of the International Olympic Committee. But one of Germany's top fencers has criticized the decision.
White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby sat down with FRANCE 24’s Washington correspondent Kethevane Gorjestani to talk about the war in Ukraine, the United States’ diplomatic relations with China after the latter sent a spy balloon over its territory, and why the Iran nuclear deal is currently off the table.