Seven months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, repairing worn-out Western weapons is becoming increasingly important. The workshop for doing so is to be built on the Polish-Ukrainian border.
17 Sep 2022
The war in Ukraine has made wheat farming and export difficult. So local farmers are turning to oil-producing plants instead. The government plans to build an innovative pipeline into Poland to help them.
14 Sep 2022
At the start of a three-day visit to Kazakhstan, Pope Francis appealed for peace and an end to the "senseless and tragic war" in Ukraine.
5 Sep 2022
Deceiving the enemy is an important war tactic. Throughout history, military strategy has involved the use of dummies — be it fake guns, tanks, airplanes, or soldiers. Ukraine is no different.
4 Sep 2022
Ukraine war: Evidence shows widespread use of cluster munitions in Kharkiv. Russia has killed hundreds of civilians in the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv using indiscriminate shelling and widely-banned cluster munitions, according to new research by Amnesty International.
28 Aug 2022
The war in Ukraine has been raging for six months. It has also changed Germany, shattering certainties forcing politicians to impose new measures and to announce a turning point.
15 Aug 2022
While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.
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.
16 Jul 2022
Food prices soared beyond the reach of many, even before Russia's war in Ukraine choked grain supplies, a new report says. The effects of climate change, COVID-19 and armed conflicts drove up the cost of basic goods.
2 Jul 2022
War, climate change, hunger, poverty and health will be on the agenda of the G7 summit in Germany. This will be a key opportunity for Chancellor Olaf Scholz to show strong leadership.
29 Jun 2022
The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
12 Jun 2022
Russia's war in Ukraine is derailing the global economy's recovery from the pandemic. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is the latest to slash its forecast for economic growth, warning of high inflation and a possible food crisis. Also in the show: India's central bank raises interest rates for the second time in less than a month, while Turkey's government refuses to do so, despite spiralling inflation.