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    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...

    Why is the world at war?

    Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violenceWe live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism and the fear it inspires despite the statistically...

    Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine
    Feb10

    Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine

    Ukrainian court rejected Mikheil Saakashvili’s appeal for protection against extraditionThe former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says he is the victim of an international plot to “squeeze” him out of Ukraine, where he has emerged as a vocal critic of the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko.A court in Kiev, the Ukrainian...

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?
    Feb10

    Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?

    After the Ukraine government condemned his book Stalingrad, Antony Beevor reflects on governments’ desire to alter the past and warns of the dangers of censorshipAccording to an old Spanish proverb, “history is a common meadow in which everyone can make hay”. It has also long been a battleground for the perpetuation of nationalist myths and...

    Stalingrad author Anthony Beevor speaks out over Ukraine book ban
    Feb10

    Stalingrad author Anthony Beevor speaks out over Ukraine book ban

    Historian says prohibition of his book, over passage detailing wartime murder of Jewish children by Ukrainian militia, is ‘utterly outrageous’Leading British historian Antony Beevor has described a Ukrainian ban on his award-winning book Stalingrad as “utterly outrageous”.The bestselling history, winner of the 1999 Samuel Johnson prize,...

    My grandfather, who finally came back from the second world war in 1981
    Feb10

    My grandfather, who finally came back from the second world war in 1981

    Katja Petrowskaja gained a grandfather when she was 10. He turned up after an absence of 40 years – but where had he been? And had he done or seen something so horrific it made it impossible for him to return? She resolved to find outI had two grandmothers with floral names: Rosa and Margarita. They were too old to enjoy their retirement, and...

    ‘Price of conflict is too high’: hunger at crisis levels in eight countries
    Jan31

    ‘Price of conflict is too high’: hunger at crisis levels in eight countries

    War driving up acute food insecurity on a vast scale, report finds, with Yemen, South Sudan and Syria worst affectedThe number of hungry people living in conflict zones is rising, with eight countries recording crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in at least a quarter of their people, food agencies warned the UN security council on...

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