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Each year Chatham House experts, speakers and publications contribute to around 3,000 interviews and articles in the national and international media. The list below is a short selection of contributions in recent days and weeks.
  • Deutsche Welle, 1 April 2014

    Even though time is running out, a breakthrough is not to be expected at this summit says Alex Vines. 'Africa is divided on this issue,' he said.

  • The Guardian, 31 March 2014

    Laura Sandys, a Conservative MP in the marginal South Thanet seat which is facing a strong UKIP challenge, tackled Farage over his comments during an event at Chatham House in London, saying she was 'absolutely surprised' to hear him allying himself with the Russian leader.

  • CNN, 31 March 2014

    Crimea was a low-hanging fruit for Putin. He had troops on the ground and a strong Russian sentiment and he played on that, Orysia Lutsevych tells CNN.

  • Mail Online, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at an event at Chatham House, Farage said: 'We are saying to BNP voters, if you are voting BNP because you are frustrated, upset with the change in your community but you are doing it holding your nose, because you don’t agree with their racist agenda, come and vote for us.'

  • CNBC, 31 March 2014

    Fadi Hakura warned foreign investors to be extremely cautious when considering the country, adding that Erdogan has interfered in the independence of several market regulatory authorities.

  • The Guardian, 31 March 2014

    Nigel Farage defended his approach at a Chatham House event: 'I said I don't like him [Vladimir Putin], I wouldn't trust him and I wouldn't want to live in his country, but compared with the kids who run foreign policy in this country, I've more respect for him than our lot.'

  • Financial Times, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at Chatham House, Joe Twyman, the director of political research at YouGov, said he believed UKIP would top the May election, despite the pollster currently putting them in third place.

  • The Telegraph, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at a debate at Chatham House, Mr Farage said BNP voters who had switched to UKIP had been 'holding their nose' over what he described as the party's 'racist agenda' and found a more suitable home with UKIP.

  • Huffington Post, 31 March 2014

    'I would think we have probably taken a third of the BNP vote directly from them, I don't think anyone has done more, apart from Nick Griffin on Question Time, to damage the BNP than UKIP and I am quite proud of that,' said Nigel Farage speaking at Chatham House.

  • NBC News, 31 March 2014

    'Recently there has been discussion in Finland about joining NATO, but opinion remains in favour of a defence partnership with Sweden,' said Kathleen McInnis.

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