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Latest update : 2014-02-27

Marie Mendras, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House

As tensions mount in the Russian-speaking Crimean peninsula, Ukraine's interim president has warned of a risk of separatism. Is the country heading for a split? Armen Georgian puts the question to Marie Mendras, an Associate Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, the London-based think tank.

By Armen GEORGIAN

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2014-11-20 Egypt

Egypt’s Sisi considering pardon for Al Jazeera journalists

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he was looking into a presidential pardon for three Al Jazeera journalists...

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2014-11-18 Islamic State (IS)

Kurds need more heavy weapons to face 'brutal' IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, said Kurdish requests from the international coalition for heavy weapons in the...

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2014-11-17 Islamic State (IS)

Olivier Roy, Professor at the European University Institute in Florence

Olivier Roy is a French expert on political Islam. But he is also an original academic, who criss-crossed Afghanistan in the 1970s and later during its war against the Soviet...

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2014-11-15 Syria

'No Syrian expected the crisis to last this long'

Mokhtar Lamani was the head of the office of the UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative in Damascus until last March. As such, he was in daily contact with both the...

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2014-11-14 Kenya

Kenyan FM Amina Mohamed: Al Shabaab is 'on the run'

Just over a year ago, Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall. Since then, Kenya has been attacked several times by al Shabaab, including in...

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