Russia

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‘Shouldn’t we be proud?’: new Stalin statues symbolise Georgia’s battle to control the past as well as the present
Trend is being linked to Kremlin-inspired ‘foreign influence’ bill that has led to huge street protests

Daniel Boffey in Mukhrani

19, May, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Georgian president vetoes ‘foreign influence’ law
Salome Zourabichvili says bill contradicts constitution but ruling party is expected to override her action in coming days

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

18, May, 2024 @6:34 PM

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If Putin wins in Ukraine, the British economy will be in the firing line | Phillip Inman
We and the EU must show the Russian leader we mean business and seize $300bn of his country’s central bank funds

Phillip Inman

18, May, 2024 @4:00 PM

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Suspect in court as Putin’s friends capitalise on shooting of Slovakian PM Robert Fico
Media is barred from hearing as 71-year-old man appears in closed session over attempted assassination of prime minister

Pjotr Sauer in Bratislava and Lili Bayer in Brussels

18, May, 2024 @3:52 PM

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Nato’s failure to save Ukraine raises an existential question: what on earth is it for? | Simon Tisdall
The military alliance is turning 75. But there’s little to celebrate in Kyiv, as Putin’s forces continue their bloody advance

Simon Tisdall

18, May, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Disappearing ink, fake polls and voter fraud: EU fears as Russian propaganda ads target Euro elections
Researcher uncovers vast Facebook campaign and accuses Meta of ‘lack of willingness’ to counter it

Jennifer Rankin

18, May, 2024 @12:00 PM

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‘Why the hell didn’t you leave earlier?’: the battle to evacuate residents as Russia advances in Kharkiv
Rescue operations become ever more dangerous in the town at the centre of Russia’s recent offensive in the Kharkiv region

Shaun Walker south of Vovchansk

18, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Ukrainians divided over Usyk, the world boxing champion facing Tyson Fury
Boxer has raised funds for Ukraine but faced criticism in the past for his apparent Moscow-leaning sympathies

Charlotte Higgins in Kyiv

18, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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Moscow says west ‘playing with fire’ over Ukraine – as it happened
The country’s foreign ministry said the supply of long range weapons to Ukraine by the UK and US had led to an escalation in the conflict

Tom Ambrose

17, May, 2024 @2:58 PM

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Putin seeking to weaponise threat of mass migration, warns Estonian PM
‘Adversaries know migration is our vulnerability,’ says Kaja Kallas, spelling out negative consequences to Europe of Ukrainian defeat

Patrick Wintour in Tallinn

17, May, 2024 @2:29 PM

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‘Georgia is now governed by Russia’: how the dream of freedom unravelled
‘Foreign agents’ law just one of many moves made back towards Moscow while the west looked the other way

Daniel Boffey in Tbilisi

17, May, 2024 @10:59 AM

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Putin visits China’s ‘Little Moscow’ as allies seek to cement economic ties – as it happened
Leader visits city known for historically large Russian population on second day of visit

Helen Livingstone

17, May, 2024 @7:06 AM

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