Sheriff’s players celebrate after winning their first   Champions League match against FC Shakhtar Donetsk at Sheriff Stadium in Tiraspol on Wednesday. Photograph:  Sergei Gapon/AFP

Edmund Addo sank into child’s pose in the middle of the field, his forehead touching the turf, his arms outstretched in front of him, a gesture of sup(...)

Yevgeny Yevtushenko – born July 18th, 1933; died April 1st, 2017 – reciting his poems in New York in 2006. Photograph: Jennifer Taylor/New York Times
Obituary: Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an internationally acclaimed poet with the charisma of an actor and the instincts of a politician whose defiant verse inspired a (...)