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    ‘The world can be better’: a tribute to journalist Pavel Sheremet
    Jul20

    ‘The world can be better’: a tribute to journalist Pavel Sheremet

    A former colleague remembers the irrepressible reporter, who was killed on Wednesday morning by a car bomb in KievPavel Sheremet’s biography tells the story of a whole generation of journalists in the former Soviet Union who have lost their jobs – and in some cases, their lives – due to their work. Related: Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet...

    Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kiev car bombing
    Jul20

    Ukraine journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kiev car bombing

    Prominent writer for the investigative Ukrayinska Pravda was driving to work when it was blown up, says officialA prominent journalist working for a Ukrainian online investigative newspaper has been killed by a car bomb in central Kiev. Pavel Sheremet, who wrote for Ukrayinska Pravda, was driving to work in the car of the newspaper’s owner...

    Malaysia Airlines settles families’ MH17 damages claims on two-year anniversary
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines settles families’ MH17 damages claims on two-year anniversary

    Deals emerge after memorials were held in Ukraine and Netherlands to remember victims of plane shot down in 2014Malaysia Airlines has settled damages claims for most victims of flight MH17, Dutch national broadcaster NOS reported, after families gathered on Sunday to mark two years since the flight was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Related:...

    Kiev art installation lets Ukrainians knock Lenin off his pedestal
    Jul14

    Kiev art installation lets Ukrainians knock Lenin off his pedestal

    Exhibit invites visitors to perch where a statue of the former Soviet leader stood until it was toppled during protests in 2013 For decades, Vladimir Lenin enjoyed a splendid view over Kiev’s Besarabsky market, until the monument to the former Soviet leader was pulled down from its perch in December 2013 by crowds who would eventually go on...

    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’
    Jul13

    Flight MH17, two years on: ‘As far as I’m concerned, Putin killed my son’

    In 2014, young Richard Mayne was one of 298 people killed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine when a missile blew their plane out of the sky. On the eve of the second anniversary, his family have no doubt where the blame really liesOn 17 July 2014, Richard Mayne was upstairs in his bedroom, stuffing clothes into a suitcase. It was 1am. A few hours...

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped
    Jul12

    In Russia and Ukraine, women are still blamed for being raped

    Founder of #IAmNotScaredToSpeak explains why she’s encouraging women share their experiences of abuseI was scrolling through an online discussion where people were blaming a rape victim for what had happened to her, when I knew that I had to do something. In cases like this in Ukraine, and throughout the post-Soviet world, people...

    Russian and Ukrainian women’s sexual abuse stories go viral
    Jul08

    Russian and Ukrainian women’s sexual abuse stories go viral

    Ukrainian journalist Nastya Melnychenko’s Facebook post prompts others to share stories of sexual harassment and violenceHundreds of Russian and Ukrainian women have been sharing stories of sexual harassment, violence and rape on social media, after a post by a Ukrainian journalist went viral earlier this week.The trend began with a post on...

    Richard Ansett’s best photograph: the baby in Ukraine who unlocked my subconscious
    Jul08

    Richard Ansett’s best photograph: the baby in Ukraine who unlocked my subconscious

    ‘It’s a reference to the fact that I was adopted. You don’t know if the mother’s arm is coming in – or moving away’Five years ago, I was invited to Donetsk in Ukraine for a month-long residency, overseen by my all-time hero Boris Mikhailov. Mother and child is a classic artistic subject, and I wanted to do my own...

    Mila Kunis attacks Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric
    Jul07

    Mila Kunis attacks Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric

    The Ukrainian-born star of Black Swan says she came to the US on a ‘religious-refugee visa’ and laments that people are allowing themselves to be manipulatedTed and Black Swan star Mila Kunis has attacked presidential candidate Donald Trump over his anti-immigrant and anti-refugee stance, saying it saddens her.Kunis, who was born in the...

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren
    Jul01

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren

    History of the sport published by president’s old friend and judo partner who has made billions of dollars from state contracts Related: Sport, doping and Putin’s vision of Russia as a revived world power A judo book written by president Vladimir Putin and an influential oligarch will be distributed to millions of schoolchildren in...

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