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    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...

    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...

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian president Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukrainian police recapture former Georgian president Saakashvili

    Opposition leader had been detained in Kiev on Tuesday but was freed by supportersUkrainian police have recaptured the former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and...

    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...

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