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      Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort approved ‘black ops’ to help Ukraine president
      Apr05

      Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort approved ‘black ops’ to help Ukraine president

      Exclusive: Paul Manafort authorised secret media operation that sought to discredit key opponent of then Ukrainian presidentDonald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort authorised a secret media operation on behalf of Ukraine’s former president, featuring “black ops”, “placed” articles in the Wall Street Journal and US...

      Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma  – in pictures
      Mar29

      Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma – in pictures

      Displaced Ukrainians and Battle Against Stigma, two series by Mark Neville, focus on the impact that post-traumatic stress disorder has on people who experience conflict.After spending three months embedded with troops in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Neville returned home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.In Ukraine, he observed how...

      Ukraine’s National Militia: ‘We’re not neo-Nazis, we just want to make our country better’
      Mar13

      Ukraine’s National Militia: ‘We’re not neo-Nazis, we just want to make our country better’

      Ultranationalist group with neo-Nazi links says it has been driven to action by ‘impotent’ policeJust past midnight in a snow-covered forest near Kiev, four men dressed in black with truncheons strapped to their waists listen carefully for the telltale buzzing of chainsaws that belong to illegal loggers. “The police in our country are...

      Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI
      Mar06

      Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI

      Alex van der Zwaan charged with making false statements to special counsel investigating Trump campaign and its ties to RussiaA lawyer who previously worked with Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, marking another major development in the investigation into possible collusion between the...

      Neo-Nazi groups recruit Britons to fight in Ukraine
      Mar06

      Neo-Nazi groups recruit Britons to fight in Ukraine

      Hope Not Hate watchdog says at least two men have travelled from UK to war-torn nationNeo-Nazi groups involved in the fighting in Ukraine are actively seeking to recruit British far-right activists, a leading anti-fascist watchdog has warned.At least two Britons are thought to have travelled to the war-torn eastern European country in recent...

      Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding European pro-Russia group
      Mar06

      Mueller investigation: Manafort accused of secretly funding European pro-Russia group

      Ex-Trump aide was working on behalf of then Ukrainian leader when he allegedly paid ‘Hapsburg Group’, which included former top European officials, in 2012 and 2013The investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US election by the special counsel Robert Mueller has brought to light a secretly financed pro-Russian lobbying effort that...

      From Britain to Ukraine, the far right is thriving on shared emotion | Natalia Antonova
      Mar06

      From Britain to Ukraine, the far right is thriving on shared emotion | Natalia Antonova

      British neo-Nazis fighting in Ukraine are part of a wider scene. If we are to fight it, facts and reasoning will not be enoughWhile reports of Britons being recruited by Ukrainian neo-Nazis to fight in a war against Russia appear to be somewhat exaggerated – two men hardly constitutes some sort of far-right stampede to the eastern edge of Europe...

      Why is the world at war?

      Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violenceWe live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism and the fear it inspires despite the statistically...

      Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine
      Feb10

      Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine

      Ukrainian court rejected Mikheil Saakashvili’s appeal for protection against extraditionThe former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says he is the victim of an international plot to “squeeze” him out of Ukraine, where he has emerged as a vocal critic of the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko.A court in Kiev, the Ukrainian...

      Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?
      Feb10

      Antony Beevor: why did Ukraine ban my book?

      After the Ukraine government condemned his book Stalingrad, Antony Beevor reflects on governments’ desire to alter the past and warns of the dangers of censorshipAccording to an old Spanish proverb, “history is a common meadow in which everyone can make hay”. It has also long been a battleground for the perpetuation of nationalist myths and...