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one of the most insightful discoveries in the history of mankind. moral life, starts may 28th on d, w. ah ah, this is dw news wife from berlin, moore signed the ukraine's fight against russian forces in the east of the country is going badly. ukraine's president warrens russia as offensive end on boston, could make the region on inhabitable towns and cities lie in ruins, as russian forces advanced as ukrainian troops face encirclement or so coming up
ukraine faces the mammoth task of prosecuting alleged war crimes by russian soldiers. more than $13000.00 cases are under investigation. plus, texas police face questions over their response to the vault a school massacre. parents say officers were slow to move in while the gunman shot his young victims. 19 students and 2 teachers died in the massacre. ah, hello, i'm clare richardson, thanks so much for joining us. ukraine is warning that russia is edging closer to surrounding its troops and the eastern don bass region. russian forces are launching attacks on dozens of towns in lou hines and da nats. and what could be a turning point in moscow's efforts to consolidate control in the east?
the ukrainian president volunteers, the lensky is demanding more action from western allies. my great, this is what life in ukraine's east looks like now. residence of the city of lucy, chance desperate to escape the constant shelling shelter here in this basement. why the many here urgently need medical supplies, but traveling to get them is too risky. well, not yet. yes. my father suffered a stroke. you will know, and there are many others in these houses who need medication. decremental ukraine says the fighting in the east is fiercer than ever. with nearly all of the lu hans district underbrush and control. some of those little shots of scrub, the situation, remains difficult and is getting worse. stringham, properly the enemy is using all its power and means to capture our territory and surround our troops in the fighting has reached its maximum intensity. to date,
mister william was several amongst among the infant, so missed him. moscow has set of fights on gaining control of the dunbar. ukraine's industrial hot land russian troops attempting to encircle ukrainian forces by seizing t highways in the region. finishing the current offensive by russia in the don boss could make the legion uninhabitable. these putting pressure on russia is literally a matter of saving lives. and every day of delay this weakness debates a proposal to pacify the aggressor at the expense of the victim means more ukrainians killed. ukraine says 50 towns and the region came under shelling, posty, which killed at least 9 people. love with josh and troops gaining ground. residents hill c no escape in sight. and heres dw correspondent rebecca
readers with an update on the situation in eastern ukraine. things are not looking good by all accounts with ukraine authorities even admitting that they are really struggling to maintain any kind of upper hand that they've actually lost the upper hand in the dawn. best region, the mayor all the story, the governor rather of lou hands because said that russians now control almost 95 percent of that region that's up from 90 percent of from last week. so they are making progress and they are moving forward and the ukrainians are really struggling to even hold them and keep them back. at this stage, we're hearing report to every one rocket. all one artillery that's fine from the ukrainian side. you've got 10 coming in the other direction, so that gives you an indication of sort of the, the, the heaviness on the russian side. they think this is going to be a very decisive moment in the battle. you've got president lensky and the foreign minister just singing out screaming, shouting from a weapon they are really calling on the international community. this is almost 2, like we've also say renewed shilling in hockey. so things are really hating up in
the 8th of the country. i was get a quick round up of some other developments in this war. german chancellor all actually says russia's president putin cannot be allowed to win the war in ukraine . speaking at the world economic forum in diverse shoulders underlined his support for ukraine pledging that germany would end its reliance on russian oil and gas. he said the war showed that democracy need to work together to confront a global threat. and russian president vladimir putin says moscow is ready to help averse a looming food crisis. if western countries lift sanctions imposed over the war in crane rushes, blockade of ukraine ports has halted the export of millions of tons of grain or the crumb linens. if it is not to blame for global food supply problems and to captured, russian soldiers have pleaded guilty at the 2nd war crimes trial to be held in
ukraine. they're facing sentences of up to 12 years for allegedly shelling civilian infrastructure. and the case is just one of thousands that ukrainian authorities are investigating and fresh evidence of war crimes is found every day. t w's max, send out reports from ukraine. he, deep inside the forest, lies in anonymous grief. whoever chose this place didn't want anyone to find it. 2 months after the end of the russian occupation here, the body of a ukrainian man was on earth. his passport found here by the police say, the death of the 56 year old civilian is linked to the russian aggression. nothing unusual. these days. the whole demo we found many and we will find more because a lot of people are still missing. a lot of people died. a lot of people were buried for much. you bought the rules, a quote from the victims daughter is on the scene. she tells us her father went
missing on the 18th of march during the russian occupation. it's neither. so she wishes i only know you won't doubt of his house and didn't return more. i think he went to feed the dog of the neighbor who had left. i didn't know where else he would have gone with a lot of sticky ways. but the benefit so far clues are limited as to what happened to her father. his passport shows red stains on it, possibly blood, butcher hostile mill hairpin. these towns have become synonymous with russian war crimes. worth in the 1000 people were killed in boucher alone. a neighbouring her pin, the cemetery has changed in appearance with hundreds of freshly dug graves. to day streets in the area are lined with destroyed houses and shops all over town, reminders of horrific acts of violence, like these cars attacked with weapons of war. so all the vehicles are see here are
civilian vehicles that were used by people from boucher to try to flee from the russians and flee from the fighting. just like this vehicle over here. as we learned, it was struck in the back while trying to exit the town. it was hit by heavy machine gun fire. the bullets traveled through the entire car heading in the back. next thing at the front and killing at least one person inside. one of more than 3000 war crimes that are now being investigated and the key of region alone, an arduous task. but authorities are making some gains. we know we have already fixed law that so we 100 percent from russia on the in key region that to where mentioned here in our territory. and we don't so as it, so they went from special forces from russian federation. they came here, we have their name surnames, also even their families the default, but with them being out of reach of ukrainian authorities. what are the prospects of bringing these men to justice? but it's where they couldn't visit any country where they have a possibility to be arrested. so anyway,
you know that if somewhere they will come international court and international police officers and maybe the full, the final them and arrested. so we hope that they will find the punishment because they are guilty. so far, fewer than 50 alleged russian war criminals remain the ukrainian custody of. and this year's charlemagne pride has been won by 3 bellow, receive political activists. the award recognizes contributions to european unity, atlanta, and often maria are less nic over, and veronica carlo are being recognized for their struggle against bella versus authoritarian regime and their work to promote freedom and democracy. they teamed up in 2020 to try to unseat bella versus long time leader through democratic mean sky are ran for president. and so she won, the regime responded by arresting thousands of on positions supporters. collection
of over was jailed and accused of conspiring to overthrow the government. veronica, carlo and atlantic and sky were both forced to flee the country. and at the award ceremony in the german, a city of and german foreign minister and elaina burbock praised the 3 women thing, their message was not just for bella. ruth, for the whole of europe. the i'm the thing that you bought out your efforts to remind us that we cannot close our eyes when freedom is threatened. we must never look away, but we must take action early on. so that is the responsibility of all of us. and a part of that responsibility is the reorganizing of german and european policy with respect to our neighbors in the east to develop a new security framework. and we didn't ask for this, but we owe it to our eastern neighbors on shady let's bring out to be now with the other stories making news around the world. the palestinian
authority says its investigation into the shooting and death of alger 0 reporter sharina of shows that she was deliberately killed by an israeli soldier, reporters that's 2 weeks ago during an israeli military operation in the west bank cause international outrage. israel's request for a joint investigation was rejected by the palestinian leadership and the rest state of oklahoma now has the country's strictest abortion ban signed into law by republican governor kevin steps. with a few exceptions, the new legislation prohibits abortions. from the moment of fertilization, change comes amid concerns of the conservative majority. u. s. supreme court is likely to overturn the nationwide right to abortion and police in the town of you've all the texas are facing criticism over the length of time it took for them to storm in elementary school, where
a gunmen killed 19 children and 2 teachers, a shooter were shot dead nearly an hour after he began his rampage. the massacre has once again raised the device of issue of gun control in the united states. the town of who valley is mourning the loss of their loved ones. 900 children in 2 teachers, 21 lies it were needlessly cut short. the tightly knit community is the latest in the us to be devastated by gun violence. that texas governor greg beliefs mental health and not access to guns is a real issue. we as a state, we are the society. neither do a better job with mental health. anybody who shoes somebody else has a mental health challenge period. we have, we, as a government need to find a way to target that mental health challenge and do something about it.
democrats, vito role was vine to be the next governor of texas in an upcoming election publicly confronted, correct. other during his press conference, he accused the republican of being responsible for the killings by liberalizing state gun laws. huh. the question all you need to ask him is why does he want violent criminals to be able to carry guns on our streets? go go, ask him that he has not had to answer for any of this. and he gets by with this theater on calling it out. i came here to called out to stop this because if we don't stop it, it will continue to happen. the community is still trying to process what happened . i was at the school where it was so pre k and kate can every morning you have to open their doors for them to get out. can you see all these little faces to like, new them, just really sad. so we have to goes to do this. i'm,
i'm saddened by that on angry and our government for not billing more about gun control. but even as people across the u. s. and around the world express grief and sympathy. few believe that this will be the last such tragedy. oh. and the legendary american actor ray liotta, has died at the age of $67.00. the new jersey born after got his big break playing ex, convict racing claire in at the 1086 black comedy, something wilds bought his most iconic role was as real life monster henry hill. martin scorsese's goodfellas, where he played next to other big stars like robert de niro, and show you ashy. actress publicist said leo to died in his sleep in the dominican republic, where he was filming a new movie called dangerous waters. and the world of electronic music has lost one
of its pioneers. andy fletcher keyboardist for the british bandit depeche mode, has died at the age of 60 lecture was a founding member of the band, which i'm performing in the late 19 seventy's helped popularized electronic music around the world with tracks like enjoy the silent and personal jesus patch mode that they were shock and filled with sadness at fletcher's passing. ah, update, thanks much for joining us at this hour. ah . interest. the global economy our portfolio, d w business. here's a closer look at the project analyst.