The Skripal assassination: what is Putin thinking?
With the attack on Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin has torn up one of the Cold War’s great conventions
Russia’s alliance with Iran holds strong—for now
The marriage is one of convenience, meaning it is more fragile than it looks
How Europe should respond to increased Russian aggression
Putin’s malign influence must be countered
The question of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum cuts to the heart of our democracy
Government reticence on this issue does not serve the national interest. We must get to the bottom of what took place
The net-makers of Kramatorsk: How volunteers are saving Ukraine
Irina Sydorenko and her team spend their days in a dusty basement, making camouflage for those on the frontline of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. They are settling in for a long war
How can we take Labour seriously on foreign policy if they're not willing to criticise Putin?
The danger with accusing your opponents of “rank hypocrisy” is that, if you’re not careful, you run the risk of being accused of exactly the same charge yourself
America’s leaker-in-chief: Trump and Russia
The US president’s carelessness could end up damaging America’s relationships with its security partners
Books in brief: Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi
Conradi’s narrative manages to tell a complex story—with a much-needed sense of balance
Is Trump’s rage at US intelligence unprecedented?
With enemies like these, who needs friends?
Big question: What is Putin’s aim in Aleppo?
A panel of experts share their views
Big question: Should Russia be referred to the ICC for war crimes in Syria?
A panel of contributors share their views
The West lacks the commitment to implement a no-fly zone over Syria
Escalation is likely to beget escalation