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    The 20 photographs of the week
    May02

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The earthquake in Nepal, the riots in Baltimore, the London marathon – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    ‘There was heroism and cruelty on both sides’: the truth behind one of Ukraine’s deadliest days
    May01

    ‘There was heroism and cruelty on both sides’: the truth behind one of Ukraine’s deadliest days

    A year on from rioting and a fire in Odessa that left 48 pro-Russia activists dead, there are claims of complicity between police and activists across the divideThe emergency calls became increasingly desperate. “When are you coming? It’s already burning and there are people inside,” a woman told the fire brigade dispatcher. Minutes later,...

    In the face of the ongoing conflict, Ukrainian fashion is having a moment
    Apr29

    In the face of the ongoing conflict, Ukrainian fashion is having a moment

    Last year, Ukrainian fashion week was a hotbed of protest; now designers are leaning on the country’s national dress to create a patriotic statementBohemian is fashion’s go-to spring trend and this season, it’s awash with the floral and ethereal. But this season, designers have been mining influence from a more niche aspect:...

    US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states
    Apr25

    US set to revive propaganda war as Putin’s PR machine ‘undermines’ Baltic states

    Pressure grows from Congress to counter slick Russian media that erodes support for NatoRussia’s sprawling propaganda network may have failed to persuade much of the world that Ukraine is run by Nazis, that Crimea was annexed in a popular uprising and/or that Germany is a failed state. But the barrage of misinformation has convinced some...

    Crowdfunding a war: Ukraine’s DIY drone-makers
    Apr24

    Crowdfunding a war: Ukraine’s DIY drone-makers

    In a David versus Goliath-like battle, Ukrainian forces look to private companies and crowdfunded volunteer organisations to develop defence software and drone hardware in their fight against RussiaWe arrived in Krasnoarmiysk, Ukraine, at 3am. Two soldiers wearing balaclavas and holding Kalashnikov assault rifles came out to meet us, instructing...

    Ukraine’s future is in Europe – we have chosen our path | Petro Poroshenko
    Apr24

    Ukraine’s future is in Europe – we have chosen our path | Petro Poroshenko

    Our war on corruption will bring us closer to EU membership and ensure that in the new Ukraine no one is above the lawUkrainians stood up in the frigid cold of a Kiev winter more than one year ago – facing arrest, truncheons and ultimately a hail of bullets – with concrete goals in mind. The revolution was, at its core, an affirmation of the...

    Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster’s 29th anniversary
    Apr24

    Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster’s 29th anniversary

    Europe must plug funding gap for massive 100-metre concrete sarcophagus being built to contain remaining radioactive waste at the site • Graphic: Containing Chernobyl’s deadly legacy A massive engineering project to make the Chernobyl nuclear power plant safe is facing a €265m (£190m) funding shortfall. Related: Containing...

    Containing Chernobyl’s deadly legacy
    Apr24

    Containing Chernobyl’s deadly legacy

    As the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster approaches, work continues to safely confine radioactive waste remaining at the site with the construction of the largest moveable structure ever created on land• : Chernobyl arch faces €265m funding gap ahead of disaster’s 29th anniversary … …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video
    Apr24

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video

    Relatives of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are shown the wreckage of the plane in the Netherlands on 3rd March. The plane was shot down on July 17 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew, two-thirds of them Dutch. Families visited the remains of the plane at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in private before the media were granted access...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos in public lecture
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos in public lecture

    George Maat, who has been helping identify victims, is fired after showing photographs of the dead , the government saysA Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday.“The collaboration with...

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