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    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...

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border

    With US, UK and Germany, Canada will lead a high-readiness brigade of Nato’s enhanced presence in EuropeCanada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions Nato is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Canadian media reported Thursday.Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada...

    With this shock a new, EU-friendly Britain is born | Natalie Nougayrède
    Jun29

    With this shock a new, EU-friendly Britain is born | Natalie Nougayrède

    The nation voted to leave. But its citizens are beginning to realise – too late – what it means to be part of the European UnionIt is fascinating to note that in just a few days Britain has become a country where so many people are now ready to speak positively and passionately about EU membership. With Brexit-hovering seen as a near-death...

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation
    Jun27

    Dystopian Ukraine novel, written on Facebook during protests, gets English translation

    Kaharlyk by Oleh Shynkarenko, a novel that began as Facebook posts to evade censors, tells story of man whose brain is controlled by Russian armyA book that the Ukrainian writer Oleh Shynkarenko published in chunks on Facebook during the Maidan square protests in order to avoid censorship has been translated into English for the first time.The...

    Juncker says Russia visit is to ‘continue dialogue’ despite tensions
    Jun16

    Juncker says Russia visit is to ‘continue dialogue’ despite tensions

    European commission president acknowledged criticisms but believes talking must go on even with sanctions in placeEuropean Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has justified his trip to meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin during a speech in St Petersburg, arguing that Europe must continue dialogue with Russia despite western sanctions...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot calls for talks with separatist rebels
    Jun09

    Freed Ukrainian pilot calls for talks with separatist rebels

    Nadiya Savchenko offers to negotiate with insurgency leaders as fighting continues with little prospect of diplomatic solutionNadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian helicopter pilot who spent more than a year in a Russian jail, has issued a surprise call for direct dialogue with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s...

    Ukraine’s security services arrests Frenchman over Euro 2016 terror plot – video
    Jun06

    Ukraine’s security services arrests Frenchman over Euro 2016 terror plot – video

    Footage released on Monday shows the moment a Frenchman is arrested at the Ukrainian-Polish border by Ukraine’s state security services (SBU). The unidentified man is accused of planning a string of attacks in France to coincide with Euro 2016. The SBU said it had followed the man since December and allowed him to purchase five machine...

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