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Britain’s immigration debate stoked for political advantage

The tabloid hysteria ignores historical, social and cultural imperatives, says Horatio Morpurgo

Filed in: Bulgaria European Union Migration Romania

The Arctic 30: from activism to imprisonment

Lydia James writes on the struggle for liberty for the Greenpeace climate defenders.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Oil Russia

Bosnia: small victories in a place on the edge

Nick Micinski warns of an unstable future as communities try and build inter-ethnic relationships in the face of poverty and tension.

Filed in: Activism Bosnia-Herzegovina Children Human Rights Society War and Peace

Orange squash: foul play in Ukraine

Tina Burrett fears the 28 October elections will be neither free or fair.

Filed in: Ukraine

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

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