Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi (R), Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (2nd R), World Bank president David Malpass (3rd R) and Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez (2nd L) stand as with the other Leaders and Outreach guests they set up before a group picture on June 27, 2022 at Elmau Castle, southern Germany, where the German Chancellor hosts a summit of the Group of Seven rich nations (G7). - During the summit running from June 26 to 28, 2022, G7-leaders are to discuss their united front against Russia and troubling weakness in the world economy. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)

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.