Ukrainian authorities on Thursday worked to restore key infrastructure following a wave of Russian strikes Wednesday.
Ukraine and Russia each freed 50 prisoners Thursday in an exchange.
Here’s the latest on the war and its ripple effects across the globe.
A Russian-funded climate foundation is at the center of questions about how Moscow may be influencing German energy policies: After Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the Foundation for Climate and Environmental Protection has become an emblem of how Germany’s craving for natural gas led to a dependent and murky relationship with Moscow, write Loveday Morris, Kate Brady and Souad Mekhennet.
Just before the invasion, Germany was heavily dependent on the Kremlin for natural gas, coal and oil. A company with deep links to the Russian state owned Germany’s largest gas storage facility, which was drained by the beginning of the war. Russia also held a majority stake in the country’s most important national gas transporter and owned the refinery that fed crucial fuel supplies to Berlin.
Francesca Ebel, Ellen Francis, Claire Parker, Benjamin Soloway, David L. Stern, and Sammy Westfall contributed to this report.