Military conflict has become part of everyday life in eastern Ukraine. The country’s disabled track & field team, however, are determined not to let the civil war interrupt their training program for the upcoming European Paralympics.
Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Petro Poroshenko that a UN-led peace mission for eastern Ukraine remains Germany's aim. The leaders also discussed the underwater gas pipelines from Russia to the European Union.
The Russian reaction to Western airstrikes in Syria is a mix of relief and anger. The country's parliament is discussing sanctions against the United States. DW's Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
The German chancellor has partially blamed Russia for a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. But the Kremlin said that despite their differences, Moscow would "continue bilateral contacts" with Berlin.
The United States and its allies have decided to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a taste of his own medicine. It seems that the Kremlin is unprepared, the Russian journalist Konstantin Eggert writes.
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