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    Looking for Lenin: Ukraine banned the statues – but where did they go?
    Apr11

    Looking for Lenin: Ukraine banned the statues – but where did they go?

    Photographer Niels Ackermann has been looking for the monuments hidden away under new decommunisation laws. The Calvert Journal follows the hunt … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk quits
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk quits

    Approval rating of Yatsenyuk’s party stands at 2% after painful economic reforms and perceived inability to tackle corruptionUkraine’s prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, announced his resignation on Sunday following a political crisis that has paralysed the government and frozen the release of vital western aid for months.“Having done...

    ‘We have a chance to show the truth’: into the heart of Chernobyl
    Apr09

    ‘We have a chance to show the truth’: into the heart of Chernobyl

    Three decades after the nuclear disaster, the concrete protecting the reactor is starting to crack. Yet people still live there – and a new virtual reality project will take many more inside the ‘death zone’At first they thought it was just a fire, then the chickens started to turn black. When it comes to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster,...

    The missing: what have they done with our sons?
    Apr08

    The missing: what have they done with our sons?

    To lose a child in war is a nightmare. But when your quest to find them is met with lies, it’s a nightmare that never ends. Lily Hyde travels with the Ukrainian mothers seeking their sons … …read more Source: The...

    This Dutch referendum spells trouble for Europe | Joris Luyendijk
    Apr08

    This Dutch referendum spells trouble for Europe | Joris Luyendijk

    Almost two-thirds of voters in the Netherlands rejected closer EU links with Ukraine. The result will only boost anti-EU campaigns both there and in BritainIf you believe that the big divide in politics today is no longer between left and right, but between a post-ideological establishment on the one hand and a “fringe” grown much too large to be...

    Dutch  EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign
    Apr07

    Dutch EU no vote has worrying lessons for anti-Brexit campaign

    Referendum on EU/Ukraine treaty brought Eurosceptics out to voice their discontent but pro-EU voters stayed at homeThe Dutch have said no in another EU referendum. Asked to vote on an EU treaty with Ukraine that paves the way for deeper ties, Dutch voters gave an overwhelmingly negative answer. Almost two-thirds of voters, 61%, rejected the...

    Dutch voters reject closer EU links  to Ukraine in referendum
    Apr07

    Dutch voters reject closer EU links to Ukraine in referendum

    Poll may be invalid if 30% turnout is not achieved but outcome shows strength of Eurosceptic feeling in the NetherlandsThe Dutch government said on Wednesday it may have to reconsider ratifying a treaty on closer European Union ties with Ukraine after a vast majority of voters rejected the agreement in a non-binding referendum. The outcome was...

    The Guardian view on conflict in the Caucasus: handle with care | Editorial
    Apr06

    The Guardian view on conflict in the Caucasus: handle with care | Editorial

    Tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia have flared up afresh after 20 years. The fraught big-power politics of the region makes this especially dangerousThere will be much argument about whether it was more in Azerbaijan’s or in Armenia’s interest to suddenly reignite a conflict that had mostly been frozen for over 20 years. But one...

    Panama Papers: all the revelations so far
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: all the revelations so far

    The unprecedented leak of 11.5m files is causing upheaval across the globe. Here is what has been revealed by the GuardianThe leak of 11.5m files from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca continues to create upheaval around the world. The documents were leaked to the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the...

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko begins new hunger strike
    Apr06

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko begins new hunger strike

    Pilot convicted over killing of two Russian journalists refuses food and water in attempt to be extradited to homelandUkrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted over the killing of two Russian journalists, has begun another hunger strike to demand her return to Ukraine, her lawyer said.Lawyer Mark Feigin wrote on Twitter that Savchenko...

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