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      Investigators name two Russian speakers in connection with MH17 tragedy
      Sep28

      Investigators name two Russian speakers in connection with MH17 tragedy

      THE HAGUE // Dutch prosecutors released the names of two Russian-speaking men in connection with the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 on Wednesday – the first time individuals have been named in relation to the attack. It came hours after investigators said that the missile responsible for shooting down the Malaysia Airlines plane had been...

      MH17 downed by missile transported from Russia: Dutch-led investigation
      Sep28

      MH17 downed by missile transported from Russia: Dutch-led investigation

      NIEUWEGEIN // The missile that brought down Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago was transported into the area from Russia, a Dutch-led investigation found on Wednesday.”Based on the criminal investigation we have concluded that Flight MH17 was downed by a Buk missile of the series 9M83, that came from the territory of the Russian...

      Not your typical summer camp: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real
      Sep21

      Not your typical summer camp: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real

      The sun has already risen. Slowly, instructor Gold – with his close-cropped red spiky hair and taut upper body – crosses the grounds, moving towards a group of tents. He blows his whistle. “Pidjom!” He shouts. “Get up!”Shuffling and buzzing sounds erupt immediately. Tents are zipped open. The sleepy faces of...

      War games: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real
      Sep21

      War games: how children in Ukraine are playing soldiers for real

      The sun has already risen. Slowly, instructor Gold – with his close-cropped red spiky hair and taut upper body – crosses the grounds, moving towards a group of tents. He blows his whistle. “Pidjom!” He shouts. “Get up!”Shuffling and buzzing sounds erupt immediately. Tents are zipped open. The sleepy faces of...

      Book review: Daniel Beer’s The House of the Dead tells a history of Siberian exile
      Aug03

      Book review: Daniel Beer’s The House of the Dead tells a history of Siberian exile

      The news is all too familiar. A small country on the edge of Europe revolts against Russian authoritarianism, its young, pro-western leaders quickly becoming the toast of liberal cocktail parties from London to New York. The British press calls for military intervention to shore up the rebels: “How long will Russia be permitted”,...

      France falls silent for Nice victims as politicians play blame game
      Jul18

      France falls silent for Nice victims as politicians play blame game

      NICE // France fell silent on Monday for the victims of the Nice lorry attack, but the mourning was overshadowed by politicians tearing into each other over the massacre.A sea of people thronged the Nice promenade for the emotional minute’s silence, just days after a Tunisian attacker drove a lorry into a crowd at the same place, killing 84...

      Two more held as details emerge on France lorry attacker
      Jul17

      Two more held as details emerge on France lorry attacker

      NICE // French investigators arrested two more people on Sunday as they pieced together details about the motives and planning of the Tunisian man who rammed a lorry into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks, killing 84 people.Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel staked out the Nice promenade with his rented lorry twice in the two days before his attack...

      Death revisits France on Bastille Day
      Jul15

      Death revisits France on Bastille Day

      Nice // In its heart of hearts, France had a good idea something like the Nice massacre was bound to happen sooner or later.Atrocities in Madrid, London, Paris, Brussels and elsewhere in Europe in recent years, as well as in Lebanon, Iraq, Mali, Kenya, Bangladesh among so many locations targeted by terrorists, have produced a new state of painful...

      Death in France on Bastille Day
      Jul15

      Death in France on Bastille Day

      Nice // In its heart of hearts, France had a good idea something like the Nice massacre was bound to happen sooner or later.Atrocities in Madrid, London, Paris, Brussels and elsewhere in Europe in recent years, as well as in Lebanon, Iraq, Mali, Kenya, Bangladesh among so many locations targeted by terrorists, have produced a new state of painful...

      France’s national day turns into a day of grief as Tunisian rams lorry into crowds
      Jul15

      France’s national day turns into a day of grief as Tunisian rams lorry into crowds

      Nice // France begins three days of mourning on Saturday after a gunman drove a 19-tonne lorry into crowds lining the seafront of the Riviera resort of Nice for a Bastille Day fireworks display, killing 84 people and leaving many of more than 200 injured in a critical condition.The suspect, a 31-year-old French-Tunisian, Mohamed...