JK Rowling hints at misuse of charity funds in prank call

23rd June

A Russian prank call to JK Rowling was held last week where the author was not aware she was being recorded and asked if her charity could fund weapons to kill Russians, but say it was for children by whom she believed to be Zelensky (begins 7:13 in video). She said that she understood.

If she plans to do this with the UK office of her charity Lumos, it is illegal in the UK under:

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Dostoevksy banned then reinstated

22nd March

A university in Italy has backtracked on a decision to postpone a course about the work of Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky following a backlash. However Paolo Nori decided to give up the course on Dostoevsky at the Bicocca University of Milan and has been invited by other universities to hold the course.

L’Unione Sarda, in Sardinia