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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

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THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-11-06

Timothy Snyder, Professor of History, Yale University

Far right movements are on the rise in central and eastern Europe. The nationalist party Svoboda has just enjoyed a breakthrough in the Ukrainian elections. How do these movements exploit old memories of Communist oppression for political gains? And what would it take to write a national history that rises above the narrative of victimhood? Yale University historian Timothy Snyder explains.

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2016-04-30 South Sudan

'South Sudan has a crisis of leadership'

After many delays, South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar has returned home, where he was re-sworn in to his old job more than two years after his dismissal. That sacking...

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2016-04-27 Afghanistan

Behind the Burqa: Reporting on the lives of Afghan women

Women journalists in 2016 won an exceptional number of Pulitzer prizes, the highest accolade for journalism in the US. Annette Young talks to longtime New York Times...

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2016-04-22 Russia

'Georgia will never accept annexation'

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili speaks to FRANCE 24's Robert Parsons about the upcoming elections in his country. He also touches on relations with Russia and on his...

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2016-04-21 US Presidential Election 2016

'The worst candidates to run against Clinton are Trump and Cruz'

With a decisive win in the New York Republican primary, Donald Trump has reignited his presidential campaign. But even as he captured over 60% of the vote in his home state,...

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2016-04-16 Political asylum

The bureaucracy of seeking asylum in France: 'You have no name, no identity'

Endless queues in which you spend days, months, and even years watching the clock in dark and dreary waiting rooms. The administrators are arrogant and scornful, and the...

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