Vladimir Putin

People rationalising Russian military intervention are betraying their ignorance of Russian history

It needs, and deserves, Western patience and solidarity

This tragic event illustrates the cruelty and fragility of the Kremlin

Biden might entertain peace to cut his losses and boost his election chances

Ukraine is struggling and the West is distracted

Western pessimists are not as realistic as they think

The British state is failing to protect its citizens

Friendship between the Kremlin and North Korea is no joke

Poor countries are focused on food and fuel, not black-listing Moscow over the Ukraine war

How much should we fear nuclear war?