The conflict in eastern Ukraine has slipped out of the headlines, but it's far from over. Relations with neighboring Russia are frostier than ever and the ceasefire remains shaky. And Ukraine now finds itself in a political crisis.
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.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
Representatives of the Syrian opposition and President Bashar al-Assad's regime are meeting in Astana for a sixth round of talks. They are hoping to secure a ceasefire, but how far off is a lasting peace agreement?
Less than two weeks ahead of the German election, representatives from six main parties have discussed foreign policy in a DW debate. Turkey and migration were divisive issues, and Brexit made its first appearance.
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