12 November 2015

Russian Olympic scandal, or dopey Western stunt?

It’s much easier to lecture Putin over drugs in sport than bombs in Syria.

16 October 2015

The Western media have lost the plot in Syria

Commentators slam Russia’s interventions while ignoring the West’s.

30 July 2015

How English libel laws dent free speech across the globe

A Russian case heard in London exposed the unjustness of our laws.

12 March 2015

Years of Western meddling pushed Ukraine over the edge

It is beyond wrong to hold Russia responsible for the Ukrainian instability.

4 March 2015

Boris Nemtsov and the rise and rise of Russia-bashing

Blaming Putin for everything bad in the world is a dangerous game.

5 February 2015

Turning Ukraine into a stage for Western preening

The laptop bombardiers need a new mission, and their eyes are set on Ukraine.

23 December 2014

The year the Culture Wars went global

Turning geopolitics into a battlefield over values is a really bad idea.

The West’s cynical milking of the Ukraine air tragedy

The West is grotesquely trying to rebuild its prestige on the debris of MH17.

23 June 2014

Don’t blame Russia for the anti-fracking panic

It isn’t Moscow's money that fuels fracking protests – it’s Europe’s own turn against development.