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    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters
    Nov23

    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters

    Plastic packaging | The lure of London | Lewis Carroll’s Latin pun | ‘Ultra-high-net-worth individuals’ | Yugoslavia | Humanities v sciences | HyggeIf we are not recycling all our plastic waste, largely because many councils cannot deal with all the variations (Just a third of plastic is recycled, survey shows, 22 November), why are...

    Ukraine appoints law graduate, 23, to lead purge campaign
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints law graduate, 23, to lead purge campaign

    Anna Kalynchuk’s lustration department will seek out corrupt officials, with justice minister saying she was chosen on meritUkraine’s justice minister has appointed a 23-year-old law graduate to lead a campaign to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime.The “lustration” move was a key demand of anti-government...

    Three years after Euromaidan, how young Ukrainians see the future
    Nov22

    Three years after Euromaidan, how young Ukrainians see the future

    Millennials reflect on Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine – and what happens nextIt’s been three years since protesters gathered on the streets of Kiev to demand an end to a government they believed was no longer fit for purpose.The demonstration triggered a chain of events that led to Russia annexing Crimea...

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimea border
    Nov22

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimea border

    Russia claimed servicemen were captured in Crimea while Ukrainian authorities said the soldiers were army deserters seized on their territoryUkrainian security services have detained two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea, with Ukraine saying the men were deserters from the Ukrainian army detained on Ukrainian-controlled territory and...

    The new special relationship: what does Putin want from Trump?
    Nov20

    The new special relationship: what does Putin want from Trump?

    The unlikely love-in between the president-elect and a former KGB agent who built a career on hating America has spooked many US allies. And it raises serious questions – from the fate of Edward Snowden to whether GCHQ’s secrets are safeIt was, remarkably, their first phone call. Last week, on Monday, Donald Trump spoke to Vladimir Putin....

    Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute

    Tribunal has not lived up to hopes of international community, Moscow says, day after ICC report on Crimea annexationRussia has said it is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the international criminal court, a day after the court published a report classifying the Russian annexation of Crimea as an occupation.The...

    The dolphins used to treat PTSD in Ukrainian soldiers
    Nov16

    The dolphins used to treat PTSD in Ukrainian soldiers

    Trainers in Odessa say sessions can help veterans, as well as children with learning difficulties, but there are concerns about the animals’ welfare Ivan Golubev was a hyperactive child until his school in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine was attacked by gunfire. The trauma left him unable to to speak. A few months later he was on...

    Ukrainian MP throws punch over Kremlin links accusations – video
    Nov14

    Ukrainian MP throws punch over Kremlin links accusations – video

    A scuffle breaks out in Ukrainian parliament during a meeting after one MP accuses the other of having ties to the Kremlin in Russia. Punches are thrown by Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko in Kiev on Monday as Oleh Lyashko, the leader of Radical Party accused him of working with the Kremlin … …read more Source: The...

    Mapping the Trump factor: 10 countries and regions feeling the heat
    Nov11

    Mapping the Trump factor: 10 countries and regions feeling the heat

    Our writers outline what is at stake for those around the world likely to be immediately affected by Donald Trump’s presidency … …read more Source: The...

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian president blames corrupt officials and lack of political will for reforms for his resignationMikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, citing corrupt officials and a lack of political will for reform in the country’s leadership.Saakashvili staged his...

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