Russia

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It’s time for the West to ditch its Russian playbook

September 7, 2020 9:12 am

Western values and interests are not reconcilable with those of the Russian state

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Navalny’s poisoning has shown the emptiness of German diplomacy

September 4, 2020 12:19 pm

Merkel was quick to decouple the status of Nord Stream 2 from the attack on Navalny

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Putin’s culture war

September 2, 2020 10:34 am

Putin is trying to mobilize the so-called Great Patriotic War in his drive to assert his country’s greatness

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Why Navalny may not be a friend of the West

August 31, 2020 9:23 am

He has never made any attempt to hide his Russian nationalist sympathies

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Putin prepares to send in the troops

August 28, 2020 8:29 am

Putin has no affection for Lukashenko, a man who for years played Russia against the EU

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Why Putin might not be to blame for poisoning Alexei Navalny

August 25, 2020 10:53 am

Over the last two decades of being in power, Putin has blurred the boundaries between state, quasi-state, and non-state

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Should the UK’s Russia report have relied on Christopher Steele?

August 1, 2020 10:34 am

Many months after he gave his evidence, there are reasons to cast fresh doubt on the veracity of his dossier

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The world’s largest, rarest owl is used for target practice in Siberia

July 30, 2020 12:03 pm

Owls of the Eastern Ice: The Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght reviewed

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Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

July 22, 2020 11:52 pm

Chaos and division is the real goal for Russia

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Putin’s referendum rigging is a sign of weakness

July 3, 2020 12:17 am

It is not that Putin necessarily wants to rule until he is 84

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Vladimir Putin’s history fetish

June 20, 2020 4:37 am

The Russian leader has published an extraordinary essay about the Soviet role in World War Two

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Coronavirus has spoiled Vladimir Putin’s coronation party

June 15, 2020 9:42 am

In the fight against the pandemic, one of the Kremlin’s biggest problems is itself

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Could the key to COVID be found in the Russian pandemic?

June 4, 2020 3:20 pm

From lethal pandemic to common cold: what we can learn from the events of 1889-90

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Vlad the Derailer

June 2, 2020 3:59 pm

Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Turned on the West by Catherine Belton reviewed

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Czar quality

May 26, 2020 1:48 pm

Under the czars and the communists, Georgia was where Russians went to party

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Putin needs Xi more than China needs Russia

May 25, 2020 10:37 am

A special relationship

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Can Putin survive the coronavirus stress test?

April 29, 2020 11:38 pm

His regime is facing its greatest challenge yet

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The Russia probe was mishandled worse than anyone could have imagined

April 21, 2020 8:04 pm

Newly declassified documents tell more of the story

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Back in the USSR

January 24, 2020 7:32 pm

Foraging for mushrooms and the taste of freedom in eastern Europe, 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

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China and Russia win from America’s wars

January 3, 2020 12:00 pm

Their strategic aim is to displace the United States from Eurasia

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The ‘Russians’ of Brighton Beach

November 18, 2019 4:13 pm

The attitude of Jewish ‘Russians’ in America toward Russia is goodbye and good luck. But mostly goodbye

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John Brennan: sure, Tulsi could be a Russian asset

October 31, 2019 5:47 pm

The ex-commie ex-CIA head gave his take on Hillary Clinton’s scandalous accusation

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Heart of darkness

October 30, 2019 2:35 pm

Pravda Ha Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe by Rory MacLean reviewed

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The Russian attempt to swing 2020 for Trump

October 28, 2019 6:43 pm

Election interference produces extraordinary value