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A violent stand-off between protesters and riot police continues in Kiev, with unrest spreading to other parts of Ukraine. Crowds have stormed and occupied administrative buildings in Lviv, Lutskthe and elsewhere in the west of...

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A violent stand-off between protesters and riot police continues in Kiev, with unrest spreading to more than a dozen regional centres in other parts of Ukraine. Over the last week, crowds stormed and occupied administrative...

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Facing a congressional defeat, it seems that Obama has been offered an unexpected political lifeline from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Putin has proposed that the Syrian regime of Assad hands over its chemical weapons...

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Rob Jones, Moscow It would have been difficult to predict a year ago that a group of “third generation feminist punk rockers” calling themselves “Pussy riot” and dressed in brightly colored balaclavas and wooly stockings...

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Right wing politicians and imperialist powers stir up ethnic tensions. A fierce power struggle between different factions of the Ukrainian ruling class – using the masses as pawns – threatens to slide the country into...

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