Moscow

CHARLIE CONNELLY reflects on the work of iconic Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky.

Fifty years ago, with the Space Race still in the balance, a late twist gave the Soviets a shot at victory. MICK O’HARE looks back at a near miss, and considers what might have been

Brexit is only one chapter in the story of Britain’s retreat from influence, says JOHN KAMPFNER. We now face a marathon journey back to our rightful place

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The Russian ruler’s strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow

Alastair Campbell believes things are only just getting started.

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

CHARLIE CONNELLY examines the life of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, August 30, 1958 – October 7, 2006

The life of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev reads like a novel. As JASON SOLOMONS reports, every amazing chapter is captured in a new documentary film.

Politicians have turned fire on Jeremy Hunt, after the foreign secretary compared the EU to the Soviet Union.

CHARLIE CONNELLY takes you through the fascinating life of environmentalist, Petra Kelly.

PETER TRUDGILL finds much in common between European languages and the English spoken by African Americans.

Comedian MITCH BENN looks forward to how we can all spend our first summer after leaving the EU

The German chancellor has become an anachronism from a bygone Europe, writes Paul Knott.

Michael White takes a look at the chaos derailing the government and the less than helpful visit of Donald Trump.

The Russian president has used previous sports tournaments to distract from aggressive actions. Is he doing the same again?

MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.

As the World Cup gets underway, IAN WALKER asks why Russia, a country responsible for such great art, has produced such terrible leaders.

The self-proclaimed ‘bad boy of Brexit’ Arron Banks has been accused of conducting a series of meetings with Russian officials.

From 18th century to Russell Brand and Owen Jones, Sarah Ditum explores the history of ‘brocialism’.

One year into the Mueller inquiry and rattled Trump faces a fight to outrun the investigation, writes PAUL CONNEW.

George Walden reviews recent books on Brexit and finds himself asking who can truly consider themselves patriots.

Britain’s departure from the EU has sparked enough anger at home. But, as Alastair Campbell writes, Brexit is giving our foreign friends sleepless nights as well.

Three decades after the death of Kim Philby, perhaps Britain’s most notorious spy, CHARLIE CONNELLY ponders the changing nature of espionage

Seventy years since Britain exited Palestine, the region offers a clue to our future and much diminished status

MICHAEL WHITE on gathering storms for vunerable May while Corbyn catches the mood

Paul Connew writes a special report on the chaos within Trump’s United States

Just how much blame for the disasters of the last two centuries can be placed at the feet of this overbearing gang?

“If you thought the Ides of March have been bad enough, beware the Ides of May” – the private words of one senior Trump-sceptic Republican senator with a passion for Shakespeare and a profound fear that all is not destined to end well.

Understanding Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy is not difficult, says JENNIFER MATHERS. But countering it could be

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