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    Poland integrates thousands of people from eastern Europe | Letter from Witold Sobkow, Polish ambassador
    Jul06

    Poland integrates thousands of people from eastern Europe | Letter from Witold Sobkow, Polish ambassador

    Having read your article (‘Poles don’t want immigrants. They don’t understand them, don’t like them’, 2 July), let me assure you that the Solidarność generation is “eager to prove its own solidarity”, but the expression of such solidarity must be multidimensional. The article does not mention at all what Poland has been...

    Ukraine ceasefire: ‘There is shooting all the time’
    Jun30

    Ukraine ceasefire: ‘There is shooting all the time’

    Skirmishes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels continue despite a truce signed in February, giving little cause for hope of an end to the conflict“This doesn’t smell like peace to me,” said the Monk, sighing heavily in his makeshift control centre, a former chandelier shop in the basement of a block of flats, near the remains of...

    Exclusive: behind the scenes as Pussy Riot gatecrash Glastonbury – video
    Jun26

    Exclusive: behind the scenes as Pussy Riot gatecrash Glastonbury – video

    The Guardian team were backstage with Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina as they prepare their stunt ahead of a Q&A with Charlotte Church. Nadya stands unrecognised in the crowd before climbing over the barriers and on top of an army van, declaring that ‘we need a culture of rebellion’ … …read more Source: The...

    Russia rejects calls for UN tribunal to prosecute MH17 suspects
    Jun26

    Russia rejects calls for UN tribunal to prosecute MH17 suspects

    Deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov says proposal backed by Netherlands and Malaysia is counterproductive and hastyA senior Russian official has rejected calls for the establishment of a UN tribunal to try those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last year.Deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov...

    US to deploy marine unit in Bulgaria as part of effort to reassure Nato allies
    Jun25

    US to deploy marine unit in Bulgaria as part of effort to reassure Nato allies

    Troops with tanks, armoured vehicles and artillery to be in place by September to help counter European concerns about Russia’s involvement in UkraineA Marine Corps unit equipped with tanks, light armoured vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria in September as part of US efforts to reassure Nato allies worried by Russia’s...

    EU to counter Russian propaganda by promoting ‘European values’
    Jun25

    EU to counter Russian propaganda by promoting ‘European values’

    Document outlines measures to provide alternative sources of information amid increasingly polarised media environment sparked by war in Ukraine. RFE/RL reportsThe European Union aims to counter Russian propaganda by boosting support for independent media in “eastern neighbourhood” countries and increasing awareness of “disinformation activities...

    ‘Armenia is not a new Maidan. Please don’t make it one’
    Jun25

    ‘Armenia is not a new Maidan. Please don’t make it one’

    Protests against electricity price hikes in Yerevan have little in common with Ukraine’s uprising – but Russian geopolitical rhetoric has a habit of making self-fulfilling prophecies, says Paul Goble Related: Armenia protests escalate after police turn on demonstrators Many Russian analysts are hurrying to suggest that this week’s...

    Armenia protests escalate after police turn on demonstrators
    Jun24

    Armenia protests escalate after police turn on demonstrators

    Public anger over steep increase in electricity prices spreads beyond the capital as Russia compares demonstrations to Maidan movement in Ukraine Thousands of Armenians have taken to the streets to protest against electricity rate hikes, marching on the presidential palace and staging all-night sit-ins around the main square of the capital,...

    Dutch propose international tribunal to prosecute suspects in MH17 atrocity
    Jun24

    Dutch propose international tribunal to prosecute suspects in MH17 atrocity

    Netherlands discusses UN-backed court in order to encourage cooperation from Russia over shooting down of airliner over UkraineThe Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have...

    ‘This system produces rebels’: Russian theatre troupe honours jailed protestors
    Jun23

    ‘This system produces rebels’: Russian theatre troupe honours jailed protestors

    Moscow’s ‘smallest but noisiest playhouse’ perseveres with latest documentary project in the face of legal threats and eviction by the authorities Peering at the audience from behind metal mesh as if through prison bars, actors at an independent Moscow theatre have been retelling the story of a dozen people still in jail three years...

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