Ukraine is the largest Country in Europe. It has a population of around 45,000.
The Ukraine is split between pro-Russian sentiment in the east and those favoring closer ties to the EU in the west.
Lawyers representing families of the 196 Dutch victims of flight MH17 said that a majority had reached an agreement with Malaysia Airlines for compensation. The news came on the second anniversary of the fateful crash.
Retired British and NATO General Richard Shirreff briefs DW on the NATO summit and his cautionary work of fiction, which envisages a full-scale war with Russia. His verdict: The alliance isn't yet doing enough.