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Julian Assange, a card-carrying whistleblower, can wear more than one hat.

Perhaps some Assange-bashers are envious. Despite his legal problems, he’s the host, director, and producer of a program that makes us care about his predicament—even if you’re not a full-fledged fan. We’re finally getting a chance to know this guy, through the questions he asks and the way he asks them   Julian Assange prepares …

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Russia has two paths—to change or to die : Zahar Prilepin

       A literary festival in St-Malo, France, Russian writer Zahar Prilepin and I spoke on a panel about Russia’s war in Chechnya. The audience was fired up with anti-Russian sentiment, having just seen a documentary on the devastation of Grozny by Russian forces in 2000. Prilepin—muscular, silent—sank sullenly in his chair as the …

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Russian Medvedev says No: To Kurils mineral-rich islands despite Japanese protests.

Rocky barriers to Russo-Japanese peace By Kosuke Takahashi TOKYO – Unnecessary provocations by Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev are being blamed for the reawakening of a decades-old island feud between the countries, with both leaders accused of pandering to nationalism ahead of key elections. Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara landed …

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FilmMaker of Khodorkovsky Saga fears for Safety in Putin`s Russian

‘Khodorkovsky’ director wary of showing film in Russia German film director Cyril Tuschi reads a newspaper as he sits in a porch swing in his office in Berlin on February 3. The maker of a twice-stolen documentary on jailed Russian former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the hottest ticket at the Berlin film festival, is wary …

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