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    Kyoto protocol’s carbon credit scheme ‘increased emissions by 600m tonnes’
    Aug24

    Kyoto protocol’s carbon credit scheme ‘increased emissions by 600m tonnes’

    Major UNFCCC carbon trading scheme hit by serious corruption allegations involving organised crime in Russia and UkraineA key carbon offsetting scheme was so open to abuse that three quarters of its allowances lacked environmental integrity, a new report says.UN officials confirm the findings by the Stockholm Environment Institute that around...

    Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande to meet to tackle Europe’s migrant crisis
    Aug24

    Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande to meet to tackle Europe’s migrant crisis

    Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande to discuss what has been described as the worst refugee crisis since World War II and the conflict in UkraineGerman chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollande will meet in Berlin on Monday to renew European efforts to tackle the biggest migrant crisis in 50 years.Their priorities include...

    Bitter Honeydew review – Kirill Golovchenko’s tableaux on the road to nowhere
    Aug23

    Bitter Honeydew review – Kirill Golovchenko’s tableaux on the road to nowhere

    Kirill Golovchenko’s stark photographs capture the lives of Ukraine’s roadside stallholders to striking, often surreal, effectBitter Honeydew begins with a poem, Sun of September, markets and flies, written by the contemporary Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan. It speaks of ordinary things seen in the dog days of summer when memory and...

    Russian biker gang to recreate second world war as epic stunt show
    Aug20

    Russian biker gang to recreate second world war as epic stunt show

    Night Wolves biker gang have become part of a new patriotic drive in Russia and have been given land in annexed Crimea to put on their enormous showBreathtaking motorbike stunts, laser effects, rock music and pyrotechnics: the story of the second world war has never looked so sexy. Russia’s Night Wolves biker gang will put on an enormous...

    Russia is using jailed Ukrainian pilot as pawn in its game with west
    Aug20

    Russia is using jailed Ukrainian pilot as pawn in its game with west

    As Nadiya Savchenko appears in court on charges of murdering journalists, her lawyer argues that evidence proving her innocence is being wilfully ignored Читайте эту статью на русскомUkrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was captured by separatists in the east of the country in June last year. The Moscow-backed militia battalion Zarya handed her over...

    Россия использует арестованную украинскую летчицу как пешку в игре с   Западом – Марк Фейгин
    Aug20

    Россия использует арестованную украинскую летчицу как пешку в игре с Западом – Марк Фейгин

    Накануне суда над Надеждой Савченко, которую обвиняют в убийстве журналистов, ее адвокат утверждает, что доказательства, подтверждающие ее невиновность, преднамеренно игнорируютсяRead this in English17 июня прошлого года в ходе боев на Востоке Украины в плен к луганским сепаратистам попала украинский офицер и пилот Надежда Савченко. Спустя неделю...

    Russia jails Estonian intelligence officer Tallinn says was abducted over border
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian intelligence officer Tallinn says was abducted over border

    Russian ties with west hit new low as Estonia says Eston Kohver, sentenced by closed court to 15 years for spying, was seized and taken across border illegally A Russian court has sentenced an Estonian intelligence officer to 15 years in prison, in a case that western officials have called a gross violation of international law.A court in...

    Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will  ‘suffer or die’ for his beliefs
    Aug19

    Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will ‘suffer or die’ for his beliefs

    Oleg Sentsov, arrested after Crimea protests, says he was tortured before being charged with terrorism offences his lawyers say are imaginaryA defiant Ukrainian film director told a Russian military court he was ready to “suffer or die” for his beliefs, as prosecutors demanded a 23-year jail sentence for terrorism offences his lawyers say are...

    Think Vladimir Putin looks like a Bond villain? It’s more serious than that | Jonathan Jones
    Aug19

    Think Vladimir Putin looks like a Bond villain? It’s more serious than that | Jonathan Jones

    The west may laugh at the Russian president’s submarine stunt, but his actions echo those of nationalist leaders in the 20s – and are received just as well at homeVladimir Putin has a way of looking almost like a clown to the wider world while sending out exactly the message he wants to his audience in Russia. Both appearances – the so...

    Shakhtar Donetsk: a club in exile – video
    Aug19

    Shakhtar Donetsk: a club in exile – video

    Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine’s most successful football club in recent times, have to play all of their home games 600 miles away in Lviv because of the conflict in the region. Ukraine has been in turmoil since February 2014, with pro-Russian forces claiming large areas of the east of the country. Here, the club’s players and its CEO...

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