Attack on Ukraine

What is Germany’s response? What is the German government saying? Information about the war and the reactions.


Topic of the week: G7 presidency

Increased threat

Cybersecurity ahead of the G7 summit – German expert Christian Hummert on the risks posed by hackers and fake news.

Scholz in Kyiv

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi have arrived in the Ukrainian capital on a special train.
Erleichterte Einreise für gefährdete Russen

Easier entry for Russians at risk

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Bündnis für Ernährungssicherheit gestartet

Alliance for Food Security launched

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Topic of the week: G7 presidency

“A marathon, not a sprint”

Women7 is committed to gender equality. Deutscher Frauenrat Chair Beate von Miquel talks about the demands it is making of the G7 countries.
Gudensberg in Hesse
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Partners in hard times as well

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First refuge

Support for Ukraine has many facets: In Frankfurt a company has rented a hotel for refugees. We visited it.

Ukraine meeting in Ramstein

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin plans to meet with colleagues from several countries to discuss the war in Ukraine at the US Ramstein Air Base in Rhineland-Palatinate.
Neue Russland-Sanktionen samt Kohle-Embargo

New Russia sanctions, including coal embargo

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Topic of the week: Solidarity with Ukraine

"Welcome to Germany"

The German state, and also many of its citizens, offer their help to people from Ukraine.
Maya Leinebach has 1.6 million followers on Instagram.
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Creative solidarity on the internet

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The Rainbow Refugees are championing refugees from Ukraine.
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Help for queer refugees

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Showing unity

Russia has been attacking Ukraine for four weeks. Nato, the G7 and the EU are therefore standing shoulder to shoulder.


Scholz defends paradigm shift

During the general debate in the Bundestag, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz pledges further aid to Ukraine, but at the same time draws a clear line against Nato involvement.

EU to get intervention force

The European Union is to get a new military intervention force. The multinational force with up to 5,000 soldiers is to be ready for deployment by 2025 at the latest.


Olaf Scholz

Scholz: "This war is Putin’s war".

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German Chancellor Scholz following a televised address
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How Germany is supporting Ukraine

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Scholz halts Nord Stream 2

The German chancellor has halted the approval procedure for the controversial pipeline for the time being. Without certification, Nord Stream 2 cannot go into operation.