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Latest update : 2017-08-30

Moscow gets a makeover: Muscovites divided over Russian capital's facelift

The mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, is determined to leave his mark on the Russian capital. Since he came to power in 2010, he's led a profound transformation of the metropolis, home to more than 12 million people and with architecture from several different eras. The results will be judged at municipal elections in September 2018. But in the meantime, Muscovites are divided over their city's facelift. Our correspondents report.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Florence Viala.

By Elena VOLOCHINE , Thomas LOWE

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Cyrille BRET

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2017-11-17 Emmanuel Macron

France's newest political party accused of 'old' methods

Six months after becoming France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron is facing signs of rebellion and frustration from within his own party. Some 100 members, including...

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2017-11-16 Africa

Why Anglophone separatists want independence in Cameroon

Over the past year, dozens of people have died in Cameroon fighting for the independence of an English-speaking area of the country, known as Ambazonia. Now their supporters are...

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2017-11-15 Middle East

Middle East: Gaza's armed groups, a sticking point in Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

The process of reconciliation between the two rival Palestinian parties, Fatah and Hamas, is reaching a critical stage. Hamas is soon to hand over control of Gaza to the...

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2017-11-14 Europe

Video: Is Italy seeing a resurgence of fascism?

Authorities in Italy are concerned about a growing number of extreme right-wing groups who admire WWII-era leader Benito Mussolini and are nostalgic about his fascist regime. At...

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2017-11-13 terrorism

Video: Those affected by the Paris attacks, two years on

Two years after 130 people were killed in terror attacks across Paris, FRANCE 24 speaks to some of the people deeply affected by the violence: a witness who gave first aid to...

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