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The rise of the Great Shah in Russia?

Strange titles abound as leaders of autonomous Russian republics are told they can no longer be called ‘president.’ Maxim Edwards reports…

Filed in: Russia

Illegal detention of Somalis in Ukraine continues

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report on the ongoing nightmare for 81 asylum seekers. 

Filed in: Human Rights Refugees Somalia Ukraine

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

All aboard the Pussy Riot bus!

Campaigners will take to Moscow’s streets later this week to demand that the punk band’s members be released from jail.

Filed in: Music Russia

Release Somali hunger strikers from Lutsk detention centre!

Join campaigners on Monday 6 February at a picket outside the Ukrainian Embassy in London.

Filed in: Human Rights Somalia Ukraine

Fraud, rebellion and the decline of Putinism

Allegations of ballot stuffing in this year’s Duma elections have sparked the biggest protests in Russia in almost two decades. Andrew Bowman investigates.

Filed in: Democracy Russia

Krystian Legierski: an interview with the Polish gay rights campaigner

Krystian Legierski believes the tide is turning in Poland. He speaks to James Gray about his struggles against a notoriously homophobic and xenophobic administration.

Filed in: Poland

Ramzan Kadyrov

A profile of the President of Chechnya.

Filed in: Chechnya Conflict Russia

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Belarus elections

Voters face a Hobson’s choice.

Filed in: Belarus Democracy

Professional hazard: murder

Investigating the truth can be deadly for Russia’s journalists, as Tina Burrett discovers.

Filed in: Russia

Chernobyl: a fever of forgetting

As we approach the 20-year anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl, Magnum photographer Paul Fusco meets the children born years later but still suffering from its terrible legacy.

Filed in: Belarus Nuclear Power

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