We head for the Russian capital to find out how the locals enjoy some winter fun. Ice skating is one popular sport.
The most successful German rockers of all time have sold more than 100 million records and given thousands of concerts. They expected to be done in 2012, but things turned out differently.
This Wednesday, Russia stops using daylight savings time. In October clocks will be set back to winter time for good. The move does away with one of the last relics of Dmitry Medvedev's long list of disappointments.
A further extension of Ukraine's shaky truce remains unclear as Western leaders press Moscow to force pro-Russian rebels to end their uprising. A Russian cameraman has become the 5th journalist killed in the conflict.
For DW host Katty Salie, Carnival in Cologne means dressing up, dancing and singing for six days straight. She shares some hints for getting the most out of the festivities. Alaaf!
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