In the Ukraine, a German filmmaker and a Ukrainian theater director work together to bring the country's conflict, and its effects on the people who lived through it, to the stage. DW spent time with them at home and on stage in the town of Popasna.
For days, a wave of anonymous hoax bomb threats has been sweeping through cities across Russia. The telephone calls have led to the evacuation of tens of thousands. But the reason for the threats remains a mystery.
The Mariinsky Theater Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra performed under the motto "Distant Love." After 55 concerts, the Beethovenfest Bonn comes to an end. Listen to the highlights here.
As Russian-backed forces wreaked havoc among disorganized, often lightly armored and mostly ad-hoc Ukrainian troops, the Baltic states watched. Now NATO allies are implementing blood-stained lessons from Ukraine.
A Russian cultural center has been evicted by the local council in Lviv. The building is now to be handed over to groups involved in the Ukrainian army's operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists.
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