Ukraine and Russia have been fighting over Bakhmut, a city in eastern Ukraine, for several months. WSJ explains why the battle for Bakhmut became the bloodiest, longest and most brutal of all the Ukraine war battles. Photo illustration: Adam Adada
BERLIN -- Ukraine's President landed in Germany Sunday for the first visit since Russia attacked Ukraine in 2014. It is a sign of thawing relations between Kyiv, its largest military and financial supporter in Europe, and Russia.
Volodymyr Zelensky was to meet German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Volodymyr Zelensky will travel to Aachen in Germany's west to receive an award for his contribution towards European unity.