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    Director Sergei Loznitsa on Russia: ‘It’s hard to change the mentality of a nation’
    Apr13

    Director Sergei Loznitsa on Russia: ‘It’s hard to change the mentality of a nation’

    The acclaimed Ukrainian director discusses his latest drama A Gentle Creature, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and the ‘hell’ of Russian historySergei Loznitsa is enjoying a rare day off, ahead of the last day of shooting of his new feature, about the war between Ukraine and Russia. His hotel room in the provincial town of Krivoy Rog is...

    Merkel tells Putin not to exclude Ukraine from gas pipeline route
    Apr10

    Merkel tells Putin not to exclude Ukraine from gas pipeline route

    German chancellor says Nord Stream 2 project is not possible without clarity on Ukraine’s roleAngela Merkel has intervened in a row over a gas pipeline due to run from Russia to Germany, telling Vladimir Putin he cannot exclude Ukraine from the transit route.The German chancellor has set herself up for a confrontation with the Russian...

    David Lammy: ‘Kids are getting killed. Where is the prime minister? Where is Sadiq Khan?’
    Apr06

    David Lammy: ‘Kids are getting killed. Where is the prime minister? Where is Sadiq Khan?’

    Following a shocking rise in violence in London in which four of his constituents died, the Tottenham MP is calling for politicians to admit the ‘war on drugs’ has failed – and that black lives matterDavid Lammy is one of those politicians whose public profile has never correlated with his position in his party, or converted into frontbench...

    Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort approved ‘black ops’ to help Ukraine president
    Apr05

    Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort approved ‘black ops’ to help Ukraine president

    Exclusive: Paul Manafort authorised secret media operation that sought to discredit key opponent of then Ukrainian presidentDonald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort authorised a secret media operation on behalf of Ukraine’s former president, featuring “black ops”, “placed” articles in the Wall Street Journal and US...

    Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma  – in pictures
    Mar29

    Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma – in pictures

    Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma, two series by Mark Neville, focus on the impact that post-traumatic stress disorder has on people who experience conflict.After spending three months embedded with troops in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Neville returned home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.In Ukraine, he observed how...

    Ukraine’s National Militia: ‘We’re not neo-Nazis, we just want to make our country better’
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s National Militia: ‘We’re not neo-Nazis, we just want to make our country better’

    Ultranationalist group with neo-Nazi links says it has been driven to action by ‘impotent’ policeJust past midnight in a snow-covered forest near Kiev, four men dressed in black with truncheons strapped to their waists listen carefully for the telltale buzzing of chainsaws that belong to illegal loggers. “The police in our country are...

    Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI
    Mar06

    Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI

    Alex van der Zwaan charged with making false statements to special counsel investigating Trump campaign and its ties to RussiaA lawyer who previously worked with Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, marking another major development in the investigation into possible collusion between the...

    Neo-Nazi groups recruit Britons to fight in Ukraine
    Mar06

    Neo-Nazi groups recruit Britons to fight in Ukraine

    Hope Not Hate watchdog says at least two men have travelled from UK to war-torn nationNeo-Nazi groups involved in the fighting in Ukraine are actively seeking to recruit British far-right activists, a leading anti-fascist watchdog has warned.At least two Britons are thought to have travelled to the war-torn eastern European country in recent...

    Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding European pro-Russia group
    Mar06

    Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding European pro-Russia group

    Ex-Trump aide was working on behalf of then Ukrainian leader when he allegedly paid ‘Hapsburg Group’, which included former top European officials, in 2012 and 2013The investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US election by the special counsel Robert Mueller has brought to light a secretly financed pro-Russian lobbying effort that...

    From Britain to Ukraine, the far right is thriving on shared emotion | Natalia Antonova
    Mar06

    From Britain to Ukraine, the far right is thriving on shared emotion | Natalia Antonova

    British neo-Nazis fighting in Ukraine are part of a wider scene. If we are to fight it, facts and reasoning will not be enoughWhile reports of Britons being recruited by Ukrainian neo-Nazis to fight in a war against Russia appear to be somewhat exaggerated – two men hardly constitutes some sort of far-right stampede to the eastern edge of Europe...

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