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    Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatists attacks on anniversary of east uprising
    Apr05

    Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatists attacks on anniversary of east uprising

    Four die when shell fired by rebels hits vehicle in government-held town and two others killed by landmine east of Mariupol, putting strain on ceasefireAt least six Ukrainian service personnel have been killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine’s eastern regions on the first anniversary of uprising against Kiev’s pro-western rulers. On...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Apr04

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The attack on the university in Kenya, the aftermath of the Germanwings plane crash, Holy Week processions, the election in Nigeria – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Can Ukraine save itself from Vladimir Putin and the oligarchs? | Timothy Garton Ash
    Apr03

    Can Ukraine save itself from Vladimir Putin and the oligarchs? | Timothy Garton Ash

    In Kiev, I see signs of a nation being forged in bitter conflict. But it’ll require a heroic effort to succeed‘Welcome to the nation state of Ukraine,” says Mustapha Dzhemilev, a diminutive, soft-spoken 71-year-old leader of the Crimean Tatars, gentle on the outside, hard as steel within. He was deported from Crimea on Stalin’s orders...

    Europe must not treat Ukraine like another Greece | George Soros
    Apr03

    Europe must not treat Ukraine like another Greece | George Soros

    An EU divided between Russian and US influence, abandoning its values and its political force in the world: this will be the inevitable result if its current Ukraine policy prevailsThe European Union stands at a crossroads. The shape it takes five years from now will be decided in the coming 35 months. Year after year, the EU has successfully...

    Hillary Clinton’s proven foreign-policy track record could be her undoing
    Apr02

    Hillary Clinton’s proven foreign-policy track record could be her undoing

    Despite outweighing potential presidential rivals on foreign policy, the former secretary of state may be impacted by the unpopularity of President Obama’s world view that makes her rhetoric on the subject a tricky needle to threadThe final days before Hillary Clinton’s expected campaign for president have been marked by a bright...

    From Britain to Beijing: how governments manipulate the internet
    Apr02

    From Britain to Beijing: how governments manipulate the internet

    The Kremlin’s ‘cyber army’ is gaining increasing notoriety, but similar tactics are used to influence opinion around the worldMoscow has been accused of financing an “army of trolls” to post pro-Russian opinions across the internet, The Kremlin, however, is not the only government intent on using the web to promote a particular point...

    Salutin’ Putin: our lives inside a Russian troll house
    Apr02

    Salutin’ Putin: our lives inside a Russian troll house

    Former workers tell how hundreds of bloggers are paid to flood forums and social networks at home and abroad with anti-western and pro-Kremlin commentsJust after 9pm each day, a long line of workers files out of 55 Savushkina Street, a modern four-storey office complex with a small sign outside that reads “Business centre”. Having spent 12 hours...

    Crimea’s  independent Tatar TV news channel silenced by ‘red tape’
    Apr01

    Crimea’s independent Tatar TV news channel silenced by ‘red tape’

    Russian authorities’ refusal to renew licence over alleged paperwork ‘errors’ forces ATR to shut down after annexation from UkraineCrimea’s only independent TV news channel, ATR, has been forced to stop broadcasting after the new authorities rejected its attempts to register for a licence.ATR is also the only channel that...

    Ukrainian investigations into Kiev clashes ‘lacked independence’
    Apr01

    Ukrainian investigations into Kiev clashes ‘lacked independence’

    Probes into protests that led to ousting of president Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 failed to satisfy human rights convention, international report saysAn international report has found that Ukrainian investigations into the deadly clashes that took place during the 2013-14 Euromaidan protests in Kiev have failed to hold law enforcement officials to...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Mar28

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The Germanwings plane crash, the liberation of Damasak from Boko Haram militants, the Cricket World Cup, the escalating conflict in Yemen – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

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