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Tens of thousands have been killed, millions displaced and cities destroyed. Two years on from Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, how has the country changed? And what does the future hold?
Promises from the West to deliver ammunition to Ukraine quickly are not being kept. But there are glimmers of hope. The industry is reorienting itself and the government is helping out.
Two years ago Russia was hit with severe sanctions after it invaded Ukraine. Yet predictions of an economic meltdown have not come to pass.
The top job will now go to Russian-born Oleksandr Syrskyi, who defended Kyiv in 2022. Oleksandr Syrskyi has been named the new chief of Ukraine's armed forces after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy carried out a long-awaited military reshuffle this week.
In response to Russia's invasion, Ukraine called for support from volunteers operating in cyberspace. Since then, hackers have helped Kyiv's war effort. But this new phenomenon also draws criticism.
Russia is increasingly trying to lure Central Asian migrants to work in the parts of Ukraine it occupies, or even to sign up to fight for its army. While some 1.3 million still migrated to Russia from Central Asia in the first quarter of 2023, some are choosing to leave, rather than be coerced to go to Ukraine.
13 Aug 2023
Russia's new school history textbooks aim to present a different perspective on the Ukraine conflict. With a focus on "special military operations," the line between education and propaganda blurs.
5 Aug 2023
Russia is not taking part in the the two-day meeting. Kyiv said the delegates would look into a 10-point peace formula pushed by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
1 Jul 2023
During her visit to South Africa, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock wants to push for greater efforts to end Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine.
18 Jun 2023
The war in Ukraine is stirring debate in one of Europe's last neutral states. Switzerland is certainly not looking to scrap neutrality, it’s just not sure what it actually means.
2 Jun 2023
The annual inflation rate in the Eurozone dipped sharply in May to 6.1 percent, its lowest level since Russia invaded Ukraine last year. Despite this, European Central Bank Chief Christine Lagarde hinted at further, more gradual interest rate hikes to bring inflation down to its target of 2 percent.
23 Apr 2023
Ireland is militarily neutral, but the country has been providing non-lethal assistance to Ukraine, sparking debate in Dublin. What comes next for Irish neutrality?