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After 20 years in NATO, Poland still eager to please
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Poland's NATO accession in 1999 was meant to provide protection from Russia. Two decades on, a fear of its eastern neighbor remains a decisive factor in Polish politics, especially when it comes to bolstering US ties.
Venezuela: US resolution vetoed by Russia, China at UN Security Council
Russia blocked a US resolution on Venezuela in the UN, claiming the document was "written for regime change." In a video column for DW, Uruguay's former-President Jose Mujica urged the EU to push for talks in Venezuela.
Northern Europe and the threat from Russia
Cold War 2.0? Northern Europe and the threat from Russia
Russia's Putin shows off judo skills
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is a judo black belt holder, took part in a training session of the country's national judo team in Sochi on Thursday.
US and Russia push rival UN resolutions on Venezuela
The US is pushing the UN Security Council to call for fresh presidential elections in Venezuela. Russia has proposed an alternative draft, which shows concern over outside interference in the nation's internal affairs.
What is the INF nuclear treaty?
The US is set to withdrawal from a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia. DW takes a closer look at the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and its signficance.
China's internet users cross 800 Million mark
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China's internet users cross 800 Million mark Chinese Internet users have crossed the 800 million mark for the first time ever as of June 2018, China’s user-base is larger than the combined populations for Japan, Russia, Mexico and the U.S.,
What's on Putin's 2019 to-do list for Russia?
Alex Brideau, director of Russia and Ukraine at Eurasia Group, discusses the outlook for Russia and Ukraine and the global risks related to the nations in 2019.
Russia's invulnerable missile
Russia has launched a new hypersonic missile system nuclear head and will be commissioned in 2019. The Avangard hypersonic system has an intercontinental range and the ability to fly as fast more than 15,000 miles per hour and 27 times faster than the speed of sound.
Russia detains US citizen suspected of spying
Russia has opened a criminal case against a US citizen for alleged spying. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since Russia's annexation of Crimea and allegations Russia interfered with US elections.
'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked, says report
Sensitive communications between EU diplomats were accessed by hackers for years, a US media report has claimed. The cables reveal a worried EU trying to find a way to deal with Trump, China and Russia.
Russia's Vladimir Putin warns about growing threat of nuclear war
If the US puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will take countermeasures, Putin said at his end-of-year press conference. He warned the "threshold" for the use of nuclear weapons was getting lower.