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    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev
    Dec07

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry...

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev
    Dec07

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry...

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts
    Nov30

    Rex Tillerson: state department can be cut as we will soon solve global conflicts

    The secretary of state defended the Trump administration’s plan to slash US diplomacy by 31% despite North Korean missile test and Afghanistan escalationRex Tillerson said on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposal to slash the state department and foreign aid budget is in part based on an expectation it will be able to...

    Henry Marsh: ‘Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari’
    Nov26

    Henry Marsh: ‘Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari’

    Henry Marsh is a celebrated neurosurgeon who travels the world teaching his exacting craft. Robert McCrum joins him in Ukraine as he tries to save the life of 11-year-old ViktoriaWe joined the green-gowned brain surgery team soon after daybreak. The chill of the operating theatre was filled with the inevitable frisson of nerves before a big op....

    Bad Roads review – love, sex and terror in violent vignettes from Ukraine
    Nov23

    Bad Roads review – love, sex and terror in violent vignettes from Ukraine

    Royal Court, LondonThere are echoes of Sarah Kane in Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s powerful play exploring the collateral damage suffered by women during Ukraine’s conflictTheatre can sometimes jolt the memory. At a time when Ukraine has fallen off the media radar, this play by Natal’ya Vorozhbit, translated by Sasha Dugdale,...

    On the front line of Europe’s forgotten war in Ukraine
    Nov12

    On the front line of Europe’s forgotten war in Ukraine

    Four years since Russia incited an uprising, Europe’s focus has moved on to Brexit, Isis and migrationLast June, in the intense heat of a Ukrainian summer, four of Ludmila Brozhyk’s neighbours were sitting chatting in the sunshine. The children had stayed indoors, in the relative cool, to watch cartoons. When the mortar bomb dropped...

    Sex under siege: Ukrainian drama uncovers how war affects intimacy
    Nov06

    Sex under siege: Ukrainian drama uncovers how war affects intimacy

    The playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit’s Bad Roads explores the brutal effects of conflict on personal relationships. Sasha Dugdale reveals the pain of translating its harrowing scenes for a new Royal Court productionWhat happens to people’s personal relationships – and, more specifically, their sexual lives – in a time of conflict?...

    Russia blamed for attack on Chechen couple who fought with Ukrainian forces
    Oct31

    Russia blamed for attack on Chechen couple who fought with Ukrainian forces

    Ukraine officials suspect Russian secret services or pro-Kremlin Chechen assassins behind attack that injured Adam Osmayev and killed Amina Okuyeva on MondayUkrainian officials have said they believe either Russian secret services or pro-Kremlin Chechen assassins were behind an attack on a Chechen man accused of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin...

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