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Mark MacKinnon

Mark MacKinnon is a foreign correspondent for The Globe and Mail based in Beijing. Previous postings include Russia and the Middle East. He is the author of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics in the Former Soviet Union, published in 2007 by Random House.

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A Blitzkrieg of Soccer

The Homeless World Cup brings together impoverished players from around the globe. January–February 2011
Near the conclusion of Dave Bidini’s brisk, earnest and wanting book Home and Away: In Search of Dreams at the Homeless World Cup of Soccer, readers learn that the final game of the 2008 Homeless World Cup was played between Afghanistan and Russia. And, nearly three decades after the Soviet invasion that their country is still reeling…