We head for the Russian capital to find out how the locals enjoy some winter fun. Ice skating is one popular sport.
Oberwiesenthal, the highest town in Germany, used to be known as the St. Moritz of the East. But times have changed. DW’s Elisabeth Jahn visits a town still clinging to its past and yet striving to revamp its image.
As Russia and Ukraine's gas deliveries dispute heats up, the EU has announced plans to revamp its energy sector. The idea is thought to target Moscow "where it hurts."
Ukraine has paid for another month of Russian gas, following threats Moscow would cut off deliveries. Brussels has summoned Russian and Ukrainian officials for talks to resolve a gas dispute between the two countries.
The European Union has been eager to ensure acrimony between Moscow and Kyiv does not endanger its access to Russian gas, but now Gazprom is warning a dispute over payments with Ukraine could do just that.
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