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    Putin is calling for Jews to emigrate to Russia
    Jan21

    Putin is calling for Jews to emigrate to Russia

    Thomson ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin has invited Jews to emigrate to Russia amid an increase in anti-Semitic violence in Europe. At a meeting between Putin and members of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) in the Kremlin, Putin was told that discrimination suffered by Jews in Europe was worse than at any time since World War II....

    Russian Space Agency Scales Back Plans as Crisis Shrinks Budget
    Jan21

    Russian Space Agency Scales Back Plans as Crisis Shrinks Budget

    Russia will spend 30 percent less on its space program in the next decade and scale back a slew of projects to save money in the face of tanking oil prices and a falling ruble, a plan presented by the country’s space agency showed on Wednesday, According to the blueprint, presented to Russian media by Igor Komarov, head of space agency...

    Ukraine broadens ban on Russian goods
    Jan21

    Ukraine broadens ban on Russian goods

    Ukraine broadened its ban on Russian-made goods on Wednesday in the latest round of trade row with Moscow, which ignited after Kiev entered a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union (EU). …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine broadens ban on Russian goods
    Jan21

    Ukraine broadens ban on Russian goods

    Ukraine broadened its ban on Russian-made goods on Wednesday in the latest round of trade row with Moscow, which ignited after Kiev entered a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union (EU). …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Shostakovich: technician of survival
    Jan21

    Shostakovich: technician of survival

    Shostakovich with fellow composers Sergei Prokofiev (left) and Aram Khachaturian (right) The Noise of Time, by Julian Barnes, Vintage, £14.99 The life of Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich is at once well-documented and elusive. Famous from an early age, the Russian composer was surrounded for his whole life by family, musicians, pupils,...

    What will our new technology mean for spies?
    Jan21

    What will our new technology mean for spies?

    Read a second piece on the tension between security and privacy, also published in the February 2016 issue of Prospect, here Sir John will be joining Prospect on 25th February to talk about his time as Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). Tickets are going fast, click here to buy yours now Can we stop a Paris-style attack happening in...

    Oil Slump Sends Russian Ruble to All-time Low
    Jan21

    Oil Slump Sends Russian Ruble to All-time Low

    The Russian ruble struck a new record low on Wednesday as fresh falls in world oil prices deepened investor worries about Russia’s contracting, commodity-dependent economy. The ruble was trading down 4.6 percent at 82.16 to the dollar at 1715 GMT after earlier reaching a historic low of 82.29 earlier in the session. It was 4.6 percent lower...

    How the Last Surviving Nazis Could Be Brought to Justice
    Jan21

    How the Last Surviving Nazis Could Be Brought to Justice

    Hubert Zafke, a 95-year-old former member of the Nazi SS who served as a medic at the Auschwitz concentration camp, is the latest to be prosecuted in a push by German authorities to hold the last living Nazis accountable for the Holocaust. But so many years after the fact, the pursuit of justice in such cases is far more complicated than merely...

    Lord Weidenfeld’s European century
    Jan21

    Lord Weidenfeld’s European century

    The last time I saw George Weidenfeld was two years ago at his club in central London. Anyone who knew “Lord” Weidenfeld was aware that any conversation with him would invariably flow rapidly through politics, art, music, theater, literature, history, travel, you name it. It could be dizzying. It was always charming and illuminating. In that...

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 2: The Pragmatists
    Jan20

    How the West Misjudged Russia, Part 2: The Pragmatists

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...