A $100-dollar bill is seen on top of Euro bills in Bogota, on July 12, 2022. - The euro struck parity with the dollar for the first time in nearly 20 years on Tuesday as a cut in Russian gas supplies to Europe heightened fears of a recession in the eurozone. (Photo by DANIEL MUNOZ / AFP)

On Wednesday, the euro fell below the one dollar mark for the first time in around 20 years. What does this have to do with the Ukraine war? A lot of. The main reason is likely to be concern about an energy crisis in Europe, triggered by the Russian war of aggression.

The consequences are also being felt in the USA. Inflation has even risen to its highest level since November 1981: 9.1 percent. Here, too, the price pressure can be felt.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces in the east of the country have fired numerous rockets at Luhansk. It is said to be the Himars multiple rocket launchers supplied by the United States to Ukraine. More on this in the news overview.

1. Conspicuous cargo traffic observed: Will Iran soon be delivering drones to Russia?

The US fears that “several hundred unmanned aerial vehicles” could reach Moscow. Because Iranian drone deliveries to crisis areas have a system.

2. Debate on return to nuclear power: The gas crisis is a mere smokescreen

Germany is trembling about its energy supply – and again the FDP is bringing nuclear power into play. Why extending it would be a mistake. A comment.

3. Hot water, heating, ancillary costs: where tenants are allowed to have a say in energy costs (T )

In view of the gas crisis, the first housing companies are reducing the energy supply for rented apartments and turning up the ancillary costs. What is allowed – and what is not?