Russia

Putin is at it again – this time with the midterms

September 20, 2018 12:56 pm

If both Republicans and Democrats are being targeted, that’s because Putin doesn’t care who wins

The plight of the returnee

August 16, 2018 1:06 pm

A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen reviewed.

The magnificent Atkinsons: rigours of travel in 19th-century Russia

August 2, 2018 10:02 am

Mosquitoes and lice plague them all summer, bitter cold and storms all winter, and they face the constant risk of violence and sudden death.

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…

How Trumpworld really works

May 26, 2018 10:29 am

The Trump campaign often appeared too chaotic to have been engaged in a treasonous conspiracy with the Kremlin. ‘We couldn’t…

America is in the middle of a Russian influence campaign – not at the end

May 10, 2018 10:15 pm

We need only look to London for lessons in how oligarchs apply pressure.

Michael Cohen’s cover-ups, denials and supposed Russian connections

May 10, 2018 5:13 pm

What exactly does Robert Mueller have on Trump’s former lawyer?

Bannon: Giuliani and Flood brought in for ‘emergency triage’ on Mueller case

May 3, 2018 6:00 pm

The former White House chief strategist says the new legal team is ‘buying time to regroup’

Robert Mueller is ready for a showdown, questions show

May 1, 2018 8:23 pm

The Special Counsel wants to talk about Russia and obstruction of justice. But will Trump play ball?

The diplomat expulsion game is a pointless charade

March 30, 2018 2:52 pm

Diplomats are poker chips. The pomp and mystery that accrues to the diplomatic and intelligence services en poste overseas conceal…

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organisation’s Russia documents

March 15, 2018 8:43 pm

When Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, went to Moscow in 2006, she did all the usual tourist things: walked around Red…

No, Britain shouldn’t invoke Article 5 of the NATO treaty

March 13, 2018 11:59 am

British Prime Minister Theresa May might regret using such strong language in her statement on the Skripal poisoned spy case…

What is behind the British PM’s threat to Russia?

March 12, 2018 9:06 pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given Russia until Wednesday to explain why a nerve agent that it has developed…

Why can’t we see Russia for what it is?

March 6, 2018 9:50 am

We live in a strange era when it comes to Russia. On the one hand there are people who seem…

Boris Titov doesn’t want to be president but he’s still taking on Putin

February 14, 2018 12:30 pm

Boris Titov is running to be president of Russia, but he’s eager to talk himself out of the job. ‘I…

How seriously should we take this new pro-Trump conspiracy theory?

January 25, 2018 11:00 am

What if the great smoking gun in the Trump-Russia enquiry is not Donald Trump’s collusion with the Kremlin? What if the…

Russia damaged Turkey’s economy in the name of diplomacy. Is the US about to do the same?

October 11, 2017 12:00 pm

Istanbul President Erdogan has spent much of this year slinging muck at Europe’s heads of state, and he has damaged…