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"Ukraine endangers civilians"; Harsh message: "Disgusting"; Theater in Donetsk bombed

The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that airstrikes destroyed five Ukrainian drones as well as a warehouse of foreign weapons in the west of the country.
On the other hand, the Ukrainian military command says that Moscow is preparing troops to attack Zelensky's hometown.

Putin's friend announced "good news": The end of the war?

He added that last month's wheat delivery agreement could be a step in that direction.
"The good news is that the Kremlin wants an agreed solution. The first success is the wheat agreement, which could perhaps be slowly extended to a ceasefire," Schrder told Stern weekly and RTL/ntv, adding that he met Putin in Moscow last week.

Double Gas Bills for Millions of German households

German households are bracing for higher-than-usual bills this winter as energy companies pass on the price of gas, which has risen since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

The bill for a typical household could double from October 1, Germany's RheinEnergie group warned in a statement on Monday - the first major supplier to provide a detailed estimate, AFP reported.