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    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch
    Jan05

    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch

    Death of a baby crushed by a man jumping from apartment block exposes religious divide in the Orthodox Christian countryThe death of a baby crushed by a drunk man who committed suicide by jumping out of an eighth-floor apartment in Ukraine has exposed the religious divide in the Orthodox Christian country.A Moscow-led church in the central city...

    Ukraine: killing of lawyer sparks protests against ‘criminal system’
    Jan05

    Ukraine: killing of lawyer sparks protests against ‘criminal system’

    Iryna Nozdrovska, whose body was discovered on 1 January, disappeared days after helping to block release from jail of nephew of a judge The brutal killing of a human rights lawyer in Kiev has sparked widespread anger and protests amid allegations of entrenched corruption within the Ukrainian justice system.Iryna Nozdrovska’s body was...

    Ukraine kidnappers release hostage after $1m bitcoin ransom paid
    Dec30

    Ukraine kidnappers release hostage after $1m bitcoin ransom paid

    Employee of UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange ‘safe, but stressed’ following capture by masked gunmen Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $1m in bitcoins as a ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday. Pavel Lerner, a...

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive,  1994
    Dec29

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive, 1994

    29 December 1994 James Meek in Norilsk talks to a victim of the gulag 50 years ago whose Arctic exile is still not overAt the end of the second world war, as Europe was preparing to celebrate its victory over fascism, the Soviet authorities arrested an entire school of teenage girls from western Ukraine, named them enemies of the people, took...

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive,  1994
    Dec29

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive, 1994

    29 December 1994 James Meek in Norilsk talks to a victim of the gulag 50 years ago whose Arctic exile is still not overAt the end of the second world war, as Europe was preparing to celebrate its victory over fascism, the Soviet authorities arrested an entire school of teenage girls from western Ukraine, named them enemies of the people, took...

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive,  1994
    Dec29

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive, 1994

    29 December 1994 James Meek in Norilsk talks to a victim of the gulag 50 years ago whose Arctic exile is still not overAt the end of the second world war, as Europe was preparing to celebrate its victory over fascism, the Soviet authorities arrested an entire school of teenage girls from western Ukraine, named them enemies of the people, took...

    Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges
    Dec25

    Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges

    Stanislav Yezhov had regular access to insider information and travelled on high-profile trips to London and WashingtonAn interpreter for Ukraine’s prime minister who was photographed with Theresa May inside Downing Street has been arrested on suspicion of working as a Russian spy.Ukraine’s SBU security service arrested Stanislav...

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says
    Dec23

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says

    Foreign minister Grigory Karasin says supply of ‘defensive’ aid could derail peace process in eastern Ukraine’s civil warRussian officials have said the US decision to supply weapons to Ukraine will fuel conflict in the east of the country.The US state department said on Friday that it would provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive...

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says
    Dec23

    US provision of weapons to Ukraine could fuel conflict, Russia says

    Foreign minister Grigory Karasin says supply of ‘defensive’ aid could derail peace process in eastern Ukraine’s civil warRussian officials have said the US decision to supply weapons to Ukraine will fuel conflict in the east of the country.The US state department said on Friday that it would provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive...

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...

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