Troops from around the world gathered in the Siberian summer to compete in the Russian Army Games, which the Russian military conceived to counter tensions after Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014. DW's Nicholas Connolly reports from Siberia.
Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director jailed by Russia on terrorism charges, has agreed to eat again after a 144-day fast. Sentsov opposed Russia's 2014 annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.
Former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski told DW why he sees Russia as a threat to European stability – and why he supports a possible US military presence in Poland.
An open source investigation has identified the second suspect in the Salisbury poisoning as Russian military doctor Alexander Mishkin. Despite the compelling evidence, Russia has rejected claims that he is a GRU agent.
Ukraine should have its own Orthodox church, independent from Moscow, the Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarchate has ruled in a bitter row. Representatives of Russia's Patriarch Kirill slammed the move as "catastrophic."
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