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When the Muppets went to Moscow: ‘It was incredibly difficult, but also dangerous’
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When the Muppets went to Moscow: ‘It was incredibly difficult, but also dangerous’

At the end of the cold war the Muppets travelled to Moscow to show the Russian people how to get to Sesame Street. But they weren’t prepared for assassinations, car bombings and AK-47s. This is the astonishing story of Ulitza Sezam

Transnistria: The country that doesn’t exist but could shape the future of Russia and Europe
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Transnistria: The country that doesn’t exist but could shape the future of Russia and Europe

Squeezed between Ukraine and Moldova – but wishing it was part of Russia – the tiny enclave of Transnistria could be a crucial pawn in the current crisis.

Hacker group Anonymous take over Russian state TV with footage of Ukraine invasion
Ukraine Invasion

Hacker group Anonymous take over Russian state TV with footage of Ukraine invasion

“We are involved in the biggest Anonymous op ever seen” online activist group Anonymous said after hacking Russia’s state-controlled TV stations.

People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine
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People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine

More than 100,000 call on Boris Johnson to ‘do the right thing’ for Ukrainian refugees
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More than 100,000 call on Boris Johnson to ‘do the right thing’ for Ukrainian refugees

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This is what it’s like to wake up in a war zone
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This is what it’s like to wake up in a war zone

Further ‘Stand with Ukraine’ protests planned in London as invasion continues
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Further ‘Stand with Ukraine’ protests planned in London as invasion continues

Hundreds protest outside Downing Street to demand tougher sanctions on Russia after invasion of Ukraine
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Hundreds protest outside Downing Street to demand tougher sanctions on Russia after invasion of Ukraine

Keir Starmer calls for unity over sanctions on Russian oligarchs
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Keir Starmer calls for unity over sanctions on Russian oligarchs