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    Vladimir Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to seize Crimea
    Mar09

    Vladimir Putin describes secret meeting when Russia decided to seize Crimea

    Documentary shows Russian president discussing how he decided to rescue fleeing Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych President Vladimir Putin has revealed the moment he says he gave the secret order for Russia’s annexation of Crimea and described how Russian troops were ready to fight to rescue Ukraine’s deposed, pro-Moscow president.In...

    Putin’s Russia risks further EU sanctions over Ukraine, warns Philip Hammond
    Mar08

    Putin’s Russia risks further EU sanctions over Ukraine, warns Philip Hammond

    UK foreign secretary warns of response to any new offensive by Moscow-backed separatists and says ‘difficult’ Russian president treats west as adversariesVladimir Putin risks a further round of punitive EU economic sanctions against Russia if Moscow-backed separatists mount another large offensive in the Ukraine, UK foreign secretary Philip...

    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world
    Mar08

    ‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet world

    From bride kidnapping to the gender pay gap, women in the 15 countries that emerged from the ashes of the USSR describe the challenges they face today‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSRIn Russia, the word “feminism” is often spoken with negative connotations these days.The generation that is now 15 already...

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR
    Mar08

    ‘We want a voice’: women fight for their rights in the former USSR

    Campaigners have their work cut out in the patriarchal societies that dominate the region, especially where the Kremlin’s family values agenda holds sway‘Slowly, change is coming’: life for women in the post-Soviet worldWomen had stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the Russian Revolution of 1917, according to its leader Vladimir...

    Ukrainian military says heavy weapons pullback is complete
    Mar07

    Ukrainian military says heavy weapons pullback is complete

    Rebel official says separatists have also completed pullback from buffer zone ahead of deadline under peace agreementUkraine’s military says it is completing its pullback of heavy weapons under the terms of a peace agreement aimed at ending the war with separatist rebels that has killed more than 6,000 people.An internationally brokered...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Mar07

    The 20 photographs of the week

    Nigerians fleeing from Boko Haram, Harrison Ford’s plane crash, devastation in Ukraine, fashion week in Paris, Los Angeles skid row shooting – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Merkel wants a braver Germany. But will the German people let her have it? | Natalie Nougayrède
    Mar06

    Merkel wants a braver Germany. But will the German people let her have it? | Natalie Nougayrède

    Crises in Greece and Ukraine have forced the chancellor to rethink her country’s role in EuropeTake a stroll down Berlin’s Unter den Linden avenue, heading towards the Brandenburg Gate, and history will ambush you. First, you pass by the Willy Brandt Forum, paying homage to the German chancellor who from 1969 to 1974 invented...

    Alexei Navalny vows Boris Nemtsov murder will not deter Russian opposition
    Mar06

    Alexei Navalny vows Boris Nemtsov murder will not deter Russian opposition

    Released from prison on Friday after 15 days in detention for handing out leaflets to a rally he was to lead with Nemstov, the politician vows he is not scared Russia’s most prominent opposition politician, Alexei Navalny, was released from jail on Friday, and vowed the murder of his ally Boris Nemtsov during his 15-day sentence had not...

    A foodie’s guide to salo: the Ukrainian delicacy made of cured pork fat
    Mar06

    A foodie’s guide to salo: the Ukrainian delicacy made of cured pork fat

    Lard may be staging a gastronomic comeback around the world but it never went out of fashion in Ukraine, where it is best served coldAt first glance it could be a hard sheep’s cheese or a smoky mozzarella. But the slabs are actually cold, white pork fat – Ukraine’s national dish, known as salo. It is best served covered with garlic,...

    The killing of my friend Boris Nemtsov must signal the death of appeasement | Garry Kasparov
    Mar06

    The killing of my friend Boris Nemtsov must signal the death of appeasement | Garry Kasparov

    To stop Putin’s aggression, it isn’t necessary for the west to defeat the entire Russian army: just a strategy to make him look like a loserWhen the Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in sight of the Kremlin last Friday night, it shocked even those of us who thought we had lost the ability to be shocked by events...

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