Michael Segalov

Michael Segalov is a freelance journalist based in London. He writes regularly for The Independent, VICE, BuzzFeed, and a number of other publications.

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Sir John Chilcot introduces his inquiry in July 2009

Chilcot Inquiry: Lawyers give Sir John 5pm deadline to announce report publication date or warn he'll face legal action

Lawyers are acting on behalf of 29 families of British military personnel who died in Iraq

Russian soldiers have been leaving the army due to the Ukraine conflict

Russia 'accidentally reveals' number of its soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine

2,000 are said to have died with over 3,200 Russian forces injured

Man caught on camera pushing woman off bike during rush hour traffic in Whitechapel

Man caught on camera pushing woman off bike during rush hour traffic in Whitechapel hands himself into police

He has not been arrested but will be interviewed by officers

The artifacts found in the time capsule

Time capsule from 1800s discovered - containing a newspaper and 120-year-old bottle of whisky

Construction workers found the tin near Kingussie in the Cairngorms

Tony Blair

Iraq war blame bigger than Blair: Chilcot Inquiry to point fingers at ministers and intelligence chiefs

But the date of publication for the long awaited report remains unknown

Mikki Willis is proud of his son for picking a doll

Boy buys little mermaid doll and his dad couldn't be more delighted

Video of father's ecstatic reaction goes viral after being posted online

'Being gay in the Islamic State': Men reveal chilling truth about homosexuality under Isis

'If a victim did not die after being hurled off a building, the townspeople stoned him to death'

Blackburn named the best place in the UK to make a living

Blackburn comes top, whilst Gloucester is bottom

The boy punches a hole in the million dollar painting

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million

The 17th-century Italian masterpiece will need some restoration

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