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Simon Schama: when history is weaponised for war

As Putin appeals to the distant past to justify his invasion of Ukraine, militant nostalgia is on the march around the world by Simon Schama Bad...

Digital Authoritarianism at War: Controlling Russia’s Information Space

by Laura Howells and Laura A. Henry What are the implications of Russia’s crackdown on internet freedom within its borders? How does Moscow’s digital authoritarianism...

Britain’s oligarch problem

FT documentaries available on YouTube often give more coherent accounts of some business scandal or significant economic development than, for example, the celebrity obsessed...

Britain’s Napoleonic Posturing will be Exposed by Battlefield Reality

by Patrick Cockburn “Take a charitable view,” was the advice of Sir Wilmot Lewis, the veteran correspondent of The Times in Washington in the last...

Moldova Diary: the Russians are coming

by Paula Erizanu (from the Financial Times Weekend section) ‘No one in Chisinau believed a real war might re-emerge here. That has changed’ I am...

Suicide bomber kills 50 in suspected ISIS attack on Afghanistan mosque as the country descends further into chaos

by Faisal Alipasha in Kabul At least 50 killed after suicide bomber targets last Friday prayers of the month Eyewitnesses describe 'dead bodies everywhere'...

Afghanistan: Children and women targeted by deadly blasts as fears of genocide loom

by Mark Porter in Edinburgh Thursday 28 April 2022 Afghan terrorist groups yesterday murdered five members of the oppressed Hazara tribe as they ratchet up...

“False flag” fears prompted by explosions in Moldova as Russia seeks to spread its shadow

by Mark Porter, Edinburgh April 27 2022 Warning comes as Moldovan president blames ‘pro-war forces’ for explosions in separatist-controlled region Two explosions destroyed two radio...

Afghanistan’s lost legion

by Mark Porter in Edinburgh In January we highlighted the case of Faisal, a journalist who for the past 10 years worked hard for western...

Putin abandons Ukraine deal and shifts to land-grab strategy

Volte-face from Russian president who was considering settlement with Kyiv last month Vladimir Putin is no longer considering deploying diplomacy to end his war with...

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