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.
Looking toward the upcoming Bundestag elections, Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan calls for an honest dialogue between Germany and Ukraine. He criticizes the attitude of some German politicians in the Eastern Ukraine.
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.
Russia is commemorating Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, with an imposing statue in Moscow. It's a powerfully symbolic tribute and an expression of how Russia sees itself in today's world.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
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