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    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach
    Jan14

    Nagorno-Karabakh and border disputes | Letters: Tahir Taghizadeh, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in London and Yugo Kovach

    Your inclusion of Nagorno-Karabakh in an article on “the best new adventures for 2015” (Totally out there, Travel, 10 January) is disrespectful to the people of Azerbaijan. Nagorno-Karabakh is an internationally recognised part of Azerbaijan currently under the occupation of Armenian armed forces. Do you think it is morally right to encourage an...

    Life on the frontline of the Ukraine conflict
    Jan14

    Life on the frontline of the Ukraine conflict

    More than half a million people have been displaced by fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Residents of Donetsk and Luhansk tell RFE/RL what life is like for those left behindLuhansk used to be poetically called ‘the city of fountains and roses’. Now it is the city of downcast faces. Sad, downcast, emaciated....

    These traumas in France and Ukraine could lead to a European reawakening | Natalie Nougayrède
    Jan13

    These traumas in France and Ukraine could lead to a European reawakening | Natalie Nougayrède

    The continent has faced existential crisis twice during the past year. But something positive may yet emerge from itThe mourning is not over, and the utter awe will be widely felt for a long time. It will take time to come to grips with the magnitude of the Paris events: how such terrorist attacks could happen, and how a massive groundswell of...

    Fears grow for Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike in Russian jail
    Jan13

    Fears grow for Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike in Russian jail

    Army pilot Nadia Savchenko – regarded as the most controversial prisoner of the Ukraine conflict – has been refusing food for a month. RFE/RL reportsToday marks one month since Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian military pilot held in Russia, began her hunger strike.Savchenko claims she was illegally transferred to Russia in July after being captured...

    Maidan: watch a clip from a film documenting the 2014 Ukrainian revolution – video
    Jan13

    Maidan: watch a clip from a film documenting the 2014 Ukrainian revolution – video

    Directed by Sergei Loznitsa, Maidan captures the violent clashes between police and protesters that took over Kiev’s eponymous public square from late 2013 to early 2014. In this exclusive clip a demonstrator appears to be shot by police before he is helped away by other protesters carrying makeshift shields. Maidan is out now in the US and...

    Ten civilians die in rocket attack at Ukrainian checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ten civilians die in rocket attack at Ukrainian checkpoint

    A bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a rebel shell, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding 13Ukrainian troops attack pro-Russia rebels as peace efforts continueUkrainian separatist fighter gives carefree interview as shrapnel flies – videoA bus driving near an army checkpoint in eastern Ukraine was hit by a...

    Putin snubbed by Poland over Auschwitz anniversary
    Jan13

    Putin snubbed by Poland over Auschwitz anniversary

    Russian president not invited to ceremony to mark 70th anniversary of liberation of Nazi death camp by Soviet troopsVladimir Putin has not been invited to a ceremony in Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by Soviet troops, according to the Kremlin.Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told the...

    Interpol puts Viktor Yanukovych on wanted list
    Jan12

    Interpol puts Viktor Yanukovych on wanted list

    International police organisation issues red notice against ousted Ukrainian president for alleged financial wrongdoingInterpol has put the ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych on the international wanted list on charges of embezzlement and financial wrongdoing.Ukrainian authorities said Interpol’s publication of a so-called red...

    East Ukraine summit looks unlikely to happen as violence spikes in region
    Jan11

    East Ukraine summit looks unlikely to happen as violence spikes in region

    Angela Merkel not ready for meeting with French, Russian and Ukrainian leaders unless Russia proves ceasefire commitmentA planned meeting between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine aimed at finally putting an end to the war in east Ukraine appeared uncertain on Sunday, as violence in the region spiked.A spokesman for German...

    EU leaders raise hopes of Putin breakthrough over Ukraine
    Jan08

    EU leaders raise hopes of Putin breakthrough over Ukraine

    Foreign policy coordinator points to ‘limited but positive’ signals from Russia and raises possibility of sanctions relaxationEU leaders have talked up the prospects of a breakthrough with President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine amid a divisive debate over whether to ease or lift European sanctions on Russia.A flurry of diplomatic activity...

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