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    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...

    Ukraine says detained Frenchman was plotting Euro 2016 attacks
    Jun06

    Ukraine says detained Frenchman was plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    Head of security service says man detained on Ukrainian-Polish border in May had been planning string of attacks in FranceThe head of Ukraine’s state security service has said a French citizen detained in late May on the Ukrainian-Polish border had been planning a string of attacks in France to coincide with Euro 2016. Vasily Gritsak said...

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin
    Jun05

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin

    Igor Strelkov, Russian ‘military hero’ of the war in Ukraine, steps out of the shadows to fire salvo at President Putin and predict upheaval in RussiaTwo years ago, Igor Strelkov was the most notorious personality of the war in east Ukraine. A former Russian security forces officer, with a clipped grey moustache and a penchant for...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    Rights groups express concern over press freedoms as Kiev imposes sanctions on 17 people, including Ukrainian citizenUkrainian authorities have placed sanctions on 17 Russian journalists and media personalities they accuse of stirring hatred in the country. While many in Kiev believe it was a necessary move against Russian propagandists, it is...

    Adam Hinton’s best photograph: an artist painting amid the Kiev uprising
    Jun02

    Adam Hinton’s best photograph: an artist painting amid the Kiev uprising

    ‘The protesters would go over to him and chat – as if he was just painting a river’I studied Soviet politics at college, and the first thing I did when I finished was go to Ukraine. The Soviet Union had just collapsed and I wanted to document what was happening to the proletariat – especially the miners – in the Donbass region, now...

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