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Ursula Hyzy

Ursula Hyzy

    Chess champion Kasparov freed from Russian jail
    Chess champion Kasparov freed from Russian jail
    Former chess champion turned Kremlin critic Garry Kasparov was freed from jail on Thursday and warned that Russia is sliding toward dictatorship...
    Science meets the market in a Siberian forest
    Science meets the market in a Siberian forest
    A showcase town for researchers built 50 years ago by the Soviet authorities in a Siberian forest, Akademgorodok is today torn between the demands...
    Post-Soviet stress crowds psychological centres
    Post-Soviet stress crowds psychological centres
    The stress of post-Soviet social changes ranging from work redundancies to rebellious children is forcing thousands of people to seek psychological...
    Former inmates recount self-mutilation in Russian jail
    Former inmates recount self-mutilation in Russian jail
    Beatings and bullying have been taking place for years at the prison in western Russia where hundreds of prisoners have mutilated themselves in an...