The move came after electricity pylons carrying power from Ukraine into Crimea were blown up. Previously, Crimeans got most of their electricity from mainland Ukraine, despite the annexation by Russia. Now, things are much more uncertain.
In a DW interview, Barbora Maronkova of the NATO Information Centre in Kyiv discusses the participation of alliance troops in the Independence Day parade in Ukraine, and the growing support for NATO in the region.
Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political system.
President Trump struck a chord with his core supporters when he aimed to shorten the US trade deficits with the world's powers. After a tough week, Trump was boosted by good news on the economic front.
Russia finds itself confronted with a widening of EU sanctions over the country's annexation of Crimea in 2014. The transfer of Siemens turbines to the peninsula triggered a fresh round of punitive measures.
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