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Western luxury brands squeezed by Ukraine conflict may look further east

In a time-lapse video set to electronic music, influencer Victoria Bonya severs the flap of her handbag with a pair of oversized scissors. "Never seen any brand acting so disrespectful towards th...

How Russia and China exploit history to further their interests

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." This quote from George Orwell's world-famous novel "1984" describes in one sentence the...

Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban of Donald Trump

LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk said Twitter would reverse its ban of former President Donald Trump if his purchase of the social media company goes through, signaling just how permissive the platform could b...

Putin's Victory Day speech gives no clue on Ukraine escalation

President Vladimir Putin exhorted Russians to battle in a defiant Victory Day speech on Monday, but was silent about plans for any escalation in Ukraine, despite Western warnings he might use his Red ...

Today in History: May 10, transcontinental railroad finished

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 10, the 130th day of 2022. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10,...

Putin's Victory Day speech passionate but empty

Vladimir Putin had no victories in Ukraine to proclaim on Victory Day. Nor did his speech at the Red Square military parade offer any clear pictures of when a victory may come or how it would be achie...

Russian envoy to Poland hit with red paint at war cemetery

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia's ambassador to Poland was splattered with red paint thrown at him by protesters opposed to the war in Ukraine, preventing him from paying respects on Monday at a Warsaw c...

Russia marks WWII victory overshadowed by Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday sought to cast Moscow’s military action in Ukraine as a forced response to Western policies and a necessary move to ward off a potential aggres...

Fact check: Vladimir Putin's Victory Day speech

On the occasion of the annual military parade on Moscow's Red Square, Russian President Vladimir Putin leveled serious allegations against Ukraine and the West. DW Fact Check examines some of the ...

Live updates | Protesters target Russian envoy in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland — Protesters threw what appeared to be red paint, to symbolize blood, at the Russian ambassador as he arrived at a cemetery in Warsaw to pay respects to Red Army soldiers who died durin...

Germany braces for pro-Russian Victory Day rallies

Berlin and other cities across Germany increased police patrols on Monday ahead of expected pro-Russia protests. The demonstrations are happening to mark Victory Day on May 9, a holiday commemorating...

NashStore: Russia's alternative to the Google Play store

A Russian alternative to the Google Play store has been announced to allow users to continue to download Android smartphone apps that have been limited over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. The birt...

Patriotism, unease mix as Russia marks Victory Day in WWII

Red Soviet flags and orange-and-black striped military ribbons are on display in Russian cities and towns. Neighborhoods are staging holiday concerts. Flowers are being laid by veterans' groups at mon...

Ukraine presses forward with Azovstal evacuations— live updates

Ukraine prepares to evacuate wounded people and medics out of Azovstal plant Russian forces destroyed a museum in Ukraine G7 leaders to hold video conference with Zelenskyy German intelligence say...

Germany expects pro-Russia activities on May 9: report

Domestic intelligence in Germany is expecting "car parades and demonstrations" on Monday in support of Russia, and possibly the invasion of Ukraine, German media reported on Saturday. The F...