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East Germany's October 'Spring'
A German journalist recalls Leipzig in 1989 and the protests that led to the fall of East Germany.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 15:31 GMT
Ukrainians seethe over slow-paced reforms
Frustration grows in Kiev as pledges to end corruption and abuse of power stagnate after Maidan Square protest.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 08:54 GMT
Moldova: Under the influence
With the conflict between Russia and Ukraine getting bloodier, fears are increasing that Moldova could be next.
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Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 15:22 GMT
Is Russia reviving its empire?
Pundits are missing the point in their analyses of events in and around Ukraine. Things are simpler than they appear.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 05:27 GMT
Egypt’s graffiti artists make their mark
Cairo's graffiti scene has evolved as an arena for protest and a way for young artists to tackle social issues.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 06:48 GMT
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
What is unfolding in Eastern Ukraine has all the makings of a classic Marxist drama.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2014 06:42 GMT
Crimea poll leaves pro-Russians celebrating
Moscow supporters say 'reunifying' will boost Ukraine's moribund economy, but others denounce 'fake vote' in Crimea.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 10:57 GMT
Crimea on edge as referendum nears
Crimean capital riven by rival protests ahead of a referendum to join Russia, while Tatar minority fears discrimination.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 13:58 GMT
Ukraine capital hit by fresh protest violence
Politicians among several reported hurt in riot after jailing of men who tried to blow up a statue of Lenin.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 20:44 GMT
Kalashnikov assault rifle designer dead at 94
Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the AK-47 assault rifle that has killed more people than any other firearm, has died.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2013 19:03 GMT
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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