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    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian president Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian president Saakashvili

    Opposition leader had been detained in Kiev on Tuesday but was freed by supportersUkrainian police have recaptured the former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev
    Dec07

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry...

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev
    Dec07

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry...

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts
    Nov30

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts

    The secretary of state defended the Trump administration’s plan to slash US diplomacy by 31% despite North Korean missile test and Afghanistan escalationRex Tillerson said on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposal to slash the state department and foreign aid budget is in part based on an expectation it will be able to...

    Henry Marsh: ‘Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari’
    Nov26

    Henry Marsh: ‘Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari’

    Henry Marsh is a celebrated neurosurgeon who travels the world teaching his exacting craft. Robert McCrum joins him in Ukraine as he tries to save the life of 11-year-old ViktoriaWe joined the green-gowned brain surgery team soon after daybreak. The chill of the operating theatre was filled with the inevitable frisson of nerves before a big op....

    Bad Roads review – love, sex and terror in violent vignettes from Ukraine
    Nov23

    Bad Roads review – love, sex and terror in violent vignettes from Ukraine

    Royal Court, LondonThere are echoes of Sarah Kane in Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s powerful play exploring the collateral damage suffered by women during Ukraine’s conflictTheatre can sometimes jolt the memory. At a time when Ukraine has fallen off the media radar, this play by Natal’ya Vorozhbit, translated by Sasha Dugdale,...

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