DW takes a look at why Russia seems to be favoring a return to its Soviet past - at least symbolically.
In the last few weeks, the US, NATO and the Kiev government have accused the Kremlin of looking to expand its borders to Soviet levels, a charge Russia denies on the international stage. But does Russia really want to return to the USSR? As Charles Maynes reports from Moscow, reminders of Soviet life and imagery are increasingly apparent in the Russian capital.
Berlin has unveiled a memorial for victims of what the Nazis called "euthanasia," a program exterminating people deemed "unworthy of life." DW discussed the memorial with disabled politician Andreas Jürgens.
This week, children across the United Kingdom return to school. Some experts are concerned that UK schools are becoming the breeding ground for Islamic extremism and want a clear focus on "British values."
Ten years ago a bridge created a link connecting the formerly divided town of Görlitz on the German side and Zgorzelec on the Polish side. Tourists flock to Görlitz but not really to Zgorzelec. We wanted to know why.
It was a cultural catastrophe: 10 years ago, Weimar's Anna Amalia Library caught fire. Director Michael Knoche tells DW about rescuing books with his bare hands and why a valuable Copernicus work only recently turned up.