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Ruth Green is a journalist based in London. She writes about a range of international matters, with a strong focus on Latin America, Iberia, Russia, Eastern Europe, the emerging markets and data-driven journalism. She contributes to publications such as The Guardian, the New Statesman, The Huffington Post, Prospect and IBA Global Insight. Visit her blog.

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Five Key Takeaways on Russia's Relations With the West

(2) Comments | Posted 31 July 2014 | (23:12)

After months of fraught relations between Russia and the West which have seen a flurry of tit-for-tat sanctions triggered by the growing unrest in Ukraine, the final straw seemed to come with the suspected downing on 17 July of flight MH17 over Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists.

Under growing international pressure...

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Could Sochi Provide the Thaw That Anglo-Russian Relations Need?

(5) Comments | Posted 16 February 2014 | (23:00)

It's already been over a week of sun, sea and well, some snow in Sochi, but yet more naysayers continue to join the chorus of disapproval over the Russian city's choice as host for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

This time, however, the criticism is not...

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Chile and Wales Lead Renewed Drive for Opt-Out Organ Donation Scheme

(3) Comments | Posted 7 September 2013 | (19:50)

While World Cup qualification is arguably the most prominent thing in most Chilean and Welsh people's minds right now, the two countries have another topic of conversation in common: organ donation.

Chile and Wales are the two latest countries to vote in favour of introducing the controversial opt-out organ...

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One Hour and Eighteen Minutes

(0) Comments | Posted 27 November 2012 | (19:51)

With the wave of oligarchs that continue to flock to London to battle out their grievances, sadly embezzlement scandals and corruption are associations we regularly make with Russia nowadays.

As Russia's recent accession to the WTO has brought corruption in the country under renewed scrutiny, a play showing at...

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Mining Conflicts are a Great Challenge Facing Humala's Government

(0) Comments | Posted 8 August 2011 | (08:40)

Last month UK-based company Monterrico Metals agreed to an out-of-court settlement to 33 Peruvian farmers over claims of abuse during protests in Rio Blanco in northern Peru in 2005. As incoming President Ollanta Humala lines up his cabinet, there are still many questions hanging over the exploitation of...

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The Belarusian 'Clapping' Revolution

(0) Comments | Posted 12 July 2011 | (16:31)

While strikes and protests the world over have dominated much of the news this year, the Belarusians are adopting a rather unusual form of anti-government protest: clapping.

In what has now become a weekly ritual that has steadily gathered momentum, on Wednesday hundreds of people once again lined the...

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