Russia

What if the dreaded ‘pee tape’ is real?

August 13, 2018 11:49 am

A small-town Colorado newspaper may have stumbled on news of Trump’s kompromat.

Why America’s détente with Putin makes Belarus nervous

August 2, 2018 11:13 am

‘If we don’t survive these years, if we will fail, it means we will have to become part of some other state, or they will simply wipe their feet on us.’

‘Has mom been tested for STDs?’ The Manaforts’ home life and why it matters

July 31, 2018 10:56 am

Hacked text messages containing several damaging stories about the former campaign manager can now be viewed by anyone with an Internet connection.

Trump betrays the elite sense that the US is always pure and democracy-loving

July 25, 2018 5:31 pm

Welcome to American post-exceptionalism .

Sheriff David Clarke’s Russian connection

July 21, 2018 2:35 pm

What connects Moscow, gun rights, and the Vice President? Cockburn has the answer...

Steve Bannon: ‘We have to end the Cold War with Russia’

July 18, 2018 6:38 pm

The former White House strategist thinks China poses a much greater threat.

Why did Trump choose to parrot Putin on Montenegro?

July 18, 2018 6:33 pm

The tiny Balkan country of scarcely more than 600,000 people is known mostly for its sunny Adriatic beaches - so why is Trump portraying it as a threat?

Two out of three ain’t bad: Jetlagged Trump’s European roadshow, reviewed

July 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Is the likeliest explanation of Trump’s U-turn really that he’s a Russian agent?

Trump’s fawning performance in Helsinki has only lent credence to the worst theories about him

July 18, 2018 3:04 am

The legacy of his presidency may be to fortify suspicions of Moscow and his chum Putin.

Donald Trump’s fight is against globalisation and the left – not Vladimir Putin

July 17, 2018 10:37 am

History somehow isn’t moving toward its predetermined end, and this has driven Western liberals completely mad. The theatrical overreaction to…

After flirting with Putin, is Trump putting ‘America first’?

July 16, 2018 8:09 pm

The Helsinki summit, which was intended to smooth relations with Moscow, is having the reverse effect.

What’s the purpose of Trump’s forthcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin?

July 13, 2018 4:44 pm

A diligent press corps is trying to force him to say what he will do or say when he meets his Russian chum. But Trump himself may not really know.

Do svidánija, NATO

July 9, 2018 6:16 pm

Until now, not one of our NATO allies believed the American President actively sought favour and approval from the leader of totalitarian Russia.

Why the Romanovs were doomed

July 6, 2018 3:48 pm

There never really was a moment when the Russian royal family might plausibly have been rescued.

What does Michael Cohen know?

July 3, 2018 12:41 am

He kept the President’s secrets about Russia as well as ‘the women.’

What are the odds of Trump going to jail?

June 25, 2018 6:07 pm

Runners and riders for Mueller’s next arrest.

What does the British government know about Trump and Russia?

June 21, 2018 2:44 pm

A British Member of Parliament thinks that the government has not always done all it can to assist the Mueller inquiry into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia.

Why we need a big Trump-Putin summit

June 17, 2018 2:52 pm

Writing in his space last week, Jacob Heilbrunn quipped that President Donald Trump’s summit in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim…

Putin says he’s making Russia great again. In reality, it’s crumbling

June 7, 2018 12:35 pm

This is Putin’s time. Next week, the Fifa World Cup kicks off in Moscow, and the Kremlin has spared no…

The truth about Putin’s ‘chef’

June 5, 2018 5:56 pm

Yevgeny Prigozhin has been charged by Robert Mueller for interfering in the 2016 election.

Did Ronald Reagan almost spark a nuclear war?

May 28, 2018 8:18 pm

In 1983, Soviet spies skulked in our midnight streets to check the lights were out. The Kremlin, convinced the West…

For your eyes only: A short history of Democrat-spy collusion

May 25, 2018 5:56 pm

How highly placed members of one administration mobilised the intelligence services to undermine their successors.

Trump is having a very loud public meltdown – all thanks to Michael Cohen

May 24, 2018 7:46 pm

Between Ukraine and his associate Evgeny Freidman, its heating up for the president's former lawyer.

Did Ukraine bribe its way into the White House?

May 23, 2018 5:20 pm

Michael Cohen's Kiev connection could spell more trouble for his former boss.

Why Christopher Steele should spill the beans

May 15, 2018 4:36 pm

Lawyers representing the ex-spook-turned-private-investigator Christopher Steele were in action yesterday at London’s High Court. In a rather convoluted turn of…