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Rankin and Fry stand in solidarity with Ukrainian writer on 100th day of hunger strike

Svetlana Alexievich, Ian Rankin and Stephen Fry are among the authors joining in calls for the release of Oleg Sentsov as the Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, currently held... Read more

Publishers should fight censorship 'whenever they get the chance', says Beevor

Publishers should be fighting censorship "whenever they get the chance", Sir Antony Beevor has said, while observing that "more and more" attempts are being made by governments to... Read more

Beevor demands apology over Stalingrad ban

Author Sir Antony Beevor has called for an apology following a ban of his book, Stalingrad (Penguin) in Ukraine, branding its prohibition "utterly outrageous". ... Read more

Atwood, Auster and Shafak condemn Russian violence

Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster and Elif Shafak have joined a number of other authors in criticising Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and calling for freedom of... Read more

Ukrainian librarian on trial for ‘inciting hatred’

The director of Moscow's Library of Ukrainian Literature has gone on trial charged with inciting ethnic hatred against Russians, according to the BBC. Read more

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