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16th Jul 2018

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Tsipras greeted by migrant protests at Lesvos

Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, was met with protests when visiting Lesvos on Thursday. Hundreds of people, some waving black flags, chanted slogans in solidarity with migrants that remain stranded on the island, reported Greek daily Ekathimerini. Tensions have surged again on the Greek islands as the number of migrants arriving from Turkey has risen sharply in recent weeks.

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How the World Cup exposed Russian chauvinism

The suggestion that Russians themselves play a role in the condition of their state today is often dismissed as "xenophobic" or "Russophobic". But if not addressed, the evils of nationalism, chauvinism, and imperialism will continue even after Putin is gone.

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