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    Young Ukrainians and Russians in the UK on the crisis in eastern Ukraine  interactive
    Oct01

    Young Ukrainians and Russians in the UK on the crisis in eastern Ukraine interactive

    The reverberations of the Ukraine conflict have been felt all over the world especially in the UK, home to an estimated 70,000 Ukrainians and Russians, where loyalties are divided between Kiev and Moscow … …read more Source: The...

    Speak now: a history of the ‘protest marriage’ from Hong Kong to Kiev
    Sep30

    Speak now: a history of the ‘protest marriage’ from Hong Kong to Kiev

    Vivian Lo and Ka Sing Fung posed for photos at pro-democracy protest following others who found love among the barricadesThe sting of pepper spray and the threat of riot police appears to have done little to quell the sweet taste of romance. Couples have declared their vows at demonstrations around the world, with the latest protest marriage...

    Violence in eastern Ukraine kills at least 12 people despite ceasefire
    Sep29

    Violence in eastern Ukraine kills at least 12 people despite ceasefire

    Nine soldiers reportedly among dead following fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops that has also left 32 woundedEastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded 32, according to officials.Colonel...

    Why Soviet monuments should be protected
    Sep29

    Why Soviet monuments should be protected

    People who deface and destroy statues across the former USSR are confusing the past with the present, says Agata PyzikFew reminders of Soviet rule are quite as powerful as the towering statues of Vladimir Lenin that, even now, keep watch over the region.And with fears that Russia is once again in the mood for expansion, its no surprise that these...

    Goodbye Lenin: Ukrainian nationalists topple statue in Kharkiv  video
    Sep29

    Goodbye Lenin: Ukrainian nationalists topple statue in Kharkiv video

    Anti-Russian protesters in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, topple a huge statue of Vladimir Lenin on Sunday. There are loud cheers as the statue of the Russian revolutionary leader, which is one of the largest in Ukraine, comes crashing down. One demonstrator says it is insulting to have a monument to a head of another state …...

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov calls for reset of relations with US
    Sep28

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov calls for reset of relations with US

    Lavrov says west sparked Ukraine conflict in its own interests, but that Moscow wants to improve relations with WashingtonRussias foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, has called for a reset with the United States, following statements by western leaders that their sanctions could be lifted if Russia works toward peace in Ukraine.In an interview with...

    Russia’s foreign minister calls for ‘reset 2.0’ in relations with US
    Sep28

    Russia’s foreign minister calls for ‘reset 2.0’ in relations with US

    Sergei Lavrov says situation in Ukraine is improving and recalls reset phrase used by Washington at start of Obama presidencyObama hails US world leadership as Isis strikes continueLavrov criticises US genetic codeMoscow called on Sunday for a new reset 2.0 in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to western...

    Russia’s Sergei Lavrov: the US cannot change the cold war in its ‘genetic code’
    Sep27

    Russia’s Sergei Lavrov: the US cannot change the cold war in its ‘genetic code’

    Defending Russia before the United Nations, foreign minister said the US must give up its claims of eternal uniquenessObama hails US world leadership as Isis strikes continueIndia PM Modi address United Nations in New YorkThe Russian foreign minister issued a blistering attack on the US, the west and Nato on Saturday, accusing them of being...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Sep27

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The continuing crisis in Syria and Iraq, the aftermath of the Israeli offensive, the Ryder Cup the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Hungary suspends gas supplies to Ukraine under pressure from Moscow
    Sep26

    Hungary suspends gas supplies to Ukraine under pressure from Moscow

    Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban announces move after Russia threatens to cut off countries re-exporting its gas to KievBudapest has announced that it will freeze its gas deliveries to Ukraine, as the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, said his country could not afford to run the risk of losing its own Russian gas supplies.Hungary...

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