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A New Documentary Film Charts the Rise of Ukraine's Maidan Protests

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2015 | (11:18)

A year on from the massacre of Maidan protestors by president Viktor Yanukovich's berkut officers, there's a very real danger of the Maidan protests becoming lost from view.

I was asked to review Sergei Loznitsa's new documentary record of the Ukraine protest movement Maïdan for Radio...

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Dollars, Deja Vu, and Death in Somalia

(0) Comments | Posted 4 August 2011 | (00:00)

How the seamy side of the international relief effort is turning a crisis into a calamity.

Famine in Somalia. Mogadishu in a state of "gun-blasted anarchy". A UN-run airbridge brings aid to the worst-hit area, but its effects are patchy. The supply chain is plagued by corruption, schisms, distribution problems,...

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