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    Trouble at the Bolshoi
    Dec28

    Trouble at the Bolshoi

    Stars of the Russian Bolshoi ballet in action © HBO It was like a scene from The Phantom of the Opera: a tale of high art, jealousy and violence. In January 2013, the artistic director of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet entered his home and had acid thrown in his face. Few people outside the rarefied world of ballet knew of Sergei Filin before the...

    [Ticker] Observers shot at in east Ukraine
    Dec28

    [Ticker] Observers shot at in east Ukraine

    International monitors of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe came under fire Sunday in the Ukrainian village Kominternove, AP reported. There were no injuries, but the incident showed how fragile the ceasefire the observers are monitoring is. …read more Source:...

    International Christmas expo opens in Minsk
    Dec28

    International Christmas expo opens in Minsk

    The expo has brought together more than a hundred participants from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Serbia, Greece, and Israel. They represent monasteries, convents, churches and publishing houses. …read more Source:...

    In pictures: Training to fight for Ukraine
    Dec28

    In pictures: Training to fight for Ukraine

    Fifty kilometers west of the Russian border in the eastern Ukrainian province of Luhansk, new recruits — eager to defend their country against pro-Russian separatist forces — are put through their paces. Photojournalist Filip Warwick, currently based in Ukraine, recently spent a week with them. The training takes place in an ex-Soviet Youth...

    Traumatised Ukraine soldiers struggle to adapt to civilian life
    Dec28

    Traumatised Ukraine soldiers struggle to adapt to civilian life

    Back from conflict in Ukraine, ex-soldiers struggle to cope …read more Source:...

    International observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine; no injuries reported
    Dec27

    International observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine; no injuries reported

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    Bread basket case: Putin lets Russians eat cake
    Dec27

    Bread basket case: Putin lets Russians eat cake

    ‘Merry Christmas and a happy new set of sanctions to you’ is Russia’s message to Ukraine from January 1. Fiona Clark wonders what will be left to eat in Moscow come the New Year. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    VIDEO: Tour of a Ukrainian missile silo
    Dec27

    VIDEO: Tour of a Ukrainian missile silo

    The silos that housed Soviet ‘Satan’ missiles serve as both tourist attraction and a reminder of Ukraine’s nuclear past. …read more Source:...

    Expelled Leader of DPS: a Turkish Fifth Column or a Lonely Dissident?
    Dec26

    Expelled Leader of DPS: a Turkish Fifth Column or a Lonely Dissident?

    Bulgarian journalists hoping for a rest around Christmas were disappointed after a “breaking” event shook the political landscape, even if the quake is only on the surface. Lyutvi Mestan, who headed the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), was both removed as leader and expelled from his party after the honorary chair and co-founder, Ahmed...

    Visa-free travel for eastern Europe, but with a lot of question marks
    Dec26

    Visa-free travel for eastern Europe, but with a lot of question marks

    The EU Commission has recommended visa-free travel for the citizens of Georgia and Ukraine. But the abolition of visa requirements does not mean immediate unlimited travel. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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