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Bundeswehr Memorial: Visiting the Forest of Remembrance

The “Forest of Remembrance” memorial near Potsdam is intended to commemorate deceased Bundeswehr soldiers – and could be a good place for civilians and soldiers to get closer. But the exchange is complicated. At the edge of a quiet forest in…
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Ukraine: Russian soldier pleads guilty to killing civilian

In the first war crimes trial in Kyiv, the accused confesses to killing a civilian. “I was ordered to shoot,” the Russian soldier is quoted as saying. The Kremlin pretends to be ignorant. Almost three months after the start of the war in Ukraine, the…
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Federal states: Tax relief for citizens on the brink

In view of the increased energy and food prices, the federal government wants to relieve citizens of tax burdens. But among the countries first resistance stirs. The tax relief law planned by the traffic light government is met with reservations in the federal states.
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Ukraine War: Human Rights Watch: Evidence of Russian War Crimes

The Russian atrocities in the Kiev suburbs of Bucha, Irpin, Borodyanka and Hostomel have caused horror around the world. Human Rights Watch has released new findings on war crimes. The international human rights organization Human Rights Watch considers it proven that…