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Anna Neplyakh, the 27-year-old model who scooped the title at a ceremony on Friday, as well as picking up the Miss Audience Choice award, took to social media to defend herself after becoming the target of furious criticism. The model says she has received a torrent of negative comments this week for writing in Russian on her social media channels. Публикация от Анна Нéплях (@neplyah) “Over the past day, I have received a million accusations that I write posts and speak Russian on my blog, where 90% of the audience is Russian,” she said in a video posted to Instagram.…

On Thursday evening, around 30 men wearing face coverings disrupted the showing of ‘Mr. Jones’ by Polish Director Agnieszka Holland. They are said to have shouted that the show was over and accused those in attendance of being fascists. A video of the event posted on Twitter by the Paris-based arm of the organization, Memorial France, shows the men standing in front of the screen, yelling and pointing at the audience watching the film. Police then arrived at the scene and apparently handcuffed the doors to the entrance, shutting the group’s staff inside for hours. According to the group’s spokesperson,…