We head for the Russian capital to find out how the locals enjoy some winter fun. Ice skating is one popular sport.
Russian gas company Gazprom has warned there is a risk that Europe could see "a drop in supplies" piped via Ukraine this winter. Tense energy talks in Moscow between Russia and the EU ended with a mixed message.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned that the conflict in Ukraine and its ramifications for Europe remain serious. He told a German paper that there can be no military solution.
The Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz claims to have invented winter tourism. According to legend, it all started with a strange bet between a hotel owner and his guests 150 years ago.
Winter has arrived and so, slowly but surely, has the snow - in most ski resorts. But which ones are open and how much snow exactly is there in the German ski resorts? The Bergfex app provides answers on this and more.
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