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20 November 2018

Episode 1832

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We get the latest on the dire situation in Yemen, as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledge $500m in food aid. Plus: we look at the impact on EU-Hungary relations as Budapest offers asylum to Macedonia’s former PM and find out why a Putin ally is spending billions on a tiny Orthodox church island.

20 November 2018

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Why is Russia building on a tiny church island?

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It’s very difficult to travel to Russia’s tiny Solovki Islands in the White Sea and yet the Kremlin has big plans for the region. Elisabeth Braw explains why.

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