News that French actor and newly minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu has been cast to play a 50s-era Josef Stalin in a new film left us pondering others who could fit the bill as famous Soviets.
Saturday 2 January 2016
This was the year that terrorism and refugees dominated global headlines more than ever. Militants escalated their attacks from Syria to the streets of Paris, while over a million people fleeing conflicts poured into Europe. Here are some of the images which captured the top stories of 2015.