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From HK to Moscow, will wave of unrest continue?

Future instability will potentially be fuelled not just by longstanding political discontent but also economic inequality and legacies of the financial crisis.

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Russian riot policemen detain a participant of an opposition rally in front of the presidential administration building in Moscow over the weekend.

ANGELA Merkel and other European leaders are preparing on Monday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the start of the fall of Soviet Communism. Three decades on from initial protests on the Hungarian-Austrian border, which became the first chink in the Iron Curtain, questions are being raised...

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