Articles by Thomas de Waal
The would-be border between South Ossetia and Georgia is being entrenched. Will the Georgian government own up to its role in the war and help the displaced return home?
There are no winners in Georgia's crisis. It shows how great power games can easily get out of hand
He may deny it, but Orhan Pamuk is Turkey's most important political voice. Even Dostoevsky would have agreed
There are critical differences between the killings of Litvinenko and Politkovskaya
Putin's Russia has turned insular and paranoid—it won't even give me a visa
The second Chechen war grinds on - but the Chechens are supporting neither side