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How Hungary and Ukraine fell out over a passport scandal

In the school building in Palad-Komarovtsy. Photo courtesy of the author. All rights reserved.For several weeks now, Ukraine and Hungary have been mired in a diplomatic row. At its centre lies the region of...

Ukraine Says It Faked Journalist's Death To Thwart Russian Plot

RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service May 30, 2018KYIV -- Ukrainian security officials said they faked the death of a dissident Russian journalist in an effort to catch people it says were involved in a Russian plot to kill...

Lavrov Rejects Any Russian Role In Babchenko Killing

Officials in Moscow have rejected allegations by Ukraine that the Kremlin was behind the killing of a dissident Russian journalist in Kyiv. Arkady Babchenko was shot in the back on May 29 outside his apartment in...

What’s behind China’s anti-Kazakh campaign?

Zhenisnur Ayatkhanuly with children in a house in the suburbs of Almaty. Photo from the personal archive of Zhenisnur Ayatkhanuly.After its continuing persecution of Uyghurs, the Chinese authorities have now turned...
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