9М723 missiles, part of Iskander-M missile complex, are seen during a demonstration at the International military-technical forum ARMY-2019 at Alabino range in Moscow Region, Russia June 25, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj took part in the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau via video link on Monday. The Ukraine war is the central topic of the deliberations of the heads of state and government of the seven most important democratic industrial nations under the direction of Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The topics of climate, energy and health are also on the agenda on the second day of the meeting. The events here in the Newsblog.

On June 26, CNN correspondent Frederik Pleitgen reported on a protest march in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where demonstrators showed solidarity with Russia. Ukraine was accused there of fueling the conflict. The US was the main aggressor, it was claimed at the demo.