Chief amongst the Kremlin's economic and political priorities is ensuring that Russia's vast energy resources help it to remain a global superpower
The Conservative Party should be courting the Eastern European vote. But not in the same way that Romney did
Countries that are well known for being dangerous for visible minorities should be pressured to work harder to tackle their social ills rather than be awarded prestigious international sporting events
The global net loss from Argentina's shirking of responsibility is over $157bn
The ECHR has criticised Russian authorities' reluctance to recognise the reality of the Katyn Massacre. What should the rest of us in modern Europe make of it?
The web of corruption that runs through Russia is thick, multi-layered and connects all pillars of society
With seventeen Eurozone countries looking down the barrel of ‘ever closer union’, being in the wilderness with successful Nordics may be no bad thing.
Ukraine does not need to shoot itself in the foot with this Kafkaesque trial. It is at the ballot box that revenge can be taken upon politicians, not in the court-room once they have left office.
Last week’s announcement that Vladimir Putin will run for President in 2012 shows the transition from democracy to dictatorship in Russia is complete. But the West continues to put its head in the sand.
The Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead (pictured) is staffed by great people. But the luvvies round the corner built an NHS that doesn't work.
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