Skip to main content

Ukraine war live updates: Berlin accuses Russia of ‘information war' in first reaction to Russian leak of German military call

·1 min

Germany’s Defense Minister accuses Russia of conducting an “information war” to create divisions within Germany. The accusation follows the leak of a 38-minute audio recording of German military officials discussing Ukraine. Germany’s reaction to the leak suggests embarrassment and questions over military security protocol. Ukraine’s President calls for political will among international partners to provide necessary military supplies. A British lawmaker argues that the window of opportunity to support Ukraine is closing and emphasizes the need to provide military equipment. Germany’s Defense Minister responds by accusing Russia of conducting an “information war” aimed at creating divisions. The article concludes by highlighting concerns over Germany’s reluctance to provide military aid.