Desert Fire

Football’s world cup for unrecognised territories is viewed through the eyes of the manager and players of one of the most fascinating teams, Iraqi Kurdistan In summer 2016, an extraordinary tournament took place: football's ‘rebel' world cup for stateless nations, minority ethnic groups and unrecognised territories. This surreal and vibrant spectacle is viewed through the eyes of the Kurdistan players and coach.

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Rebels with a Cause: The Kremlin’s Wolves in Ukraine

The Night Wolves are Russia’s largest and most notorious biker gang, boasting strong ties to President Vladimir Putin and diehard chapters across the former USSR. Members of the club’s outpost in war-torn, eastern Ukraine took up arms in 2014 and joined Moscow-backed separatists. Now, against the backdrop of a shaky ceasefire, what does the resurgence of these paramilitary petrolheads mean for Russia’s ever-deteriorating relationship with the west?

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