Annalena Baerbock speaks out against a ceasefire in the Ukraine war on Russia’s terms. Such a thing would not end the suffering of many people, but only aggravate it. If Putin wants it, the war will be over tomorrow.

Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock (Greens) has spoken out against a ceasefire on Russian terms in Ukraine. “No one but Putin started this war, and if Putin wants it, then the war will be over tomorrow,” Baerbock told the “Bild am Sonntag”. “All he has to do is order his soldiers to withdraw. But unfortunately there are anything but honest indications of this.”

The situation is worst for the people in the occupied territories. “Not only is there a lack of electricity and heat here, not even international aid deliveries come through here. Every day people live in fear of being kidnapped, tortured, murdered by the Russian occupying forces.”

The people there wanted nothing more than freedom and security for their families at Christmas. “A ceasefire on Putin’s terms would not end their terror, on the contrary.”

The 36 million property owners have until the end of January to submit their property tax returns. A look at some federal states shows that millions of declarations are still missing. And if you miss the deadline, it can be expensive for you.

Professor Christian Karagiannidis is an internist, intensive care and emergency physician at the Cologne-Merheim Clinic. In the ZDF “Morgenmagazin” he spoke on Friday about the extremely tense situation in German hospitals.