Vladimir Putin

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National security is threatened when politics is in thrall to cash | Nick Cohen
It’s not just a party matter when politicians pay little heed to who gives them money

Nick Cohen

17, Jul, 2021 @6:00 PM

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The person to ‘weaken’ America: what the Kremlin papers said about Trump
Documents appear to show how Russian intelligence worked to install their preferred candidate as president

Luke Harding and Dan Sabbagh

15, Jul, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Russia bans media outlet that published Vladimir Putin scoops
Proekt outlawed in act of revenge for embarrassing revelations about the president and top Kremlin officials

Andrew Roth in Moscow

15, Jul, 2021 @4:51 PM

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How public ‘apologies’ are used against domestic abuse victims in Chechnya
Activists say Ramzan Kadyrov’s regime uses televised confessions ‘under duress’ to hold back women’s rights, despite changes in society

Sarah Johnson

15, Jul, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Kremlin papers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White House
Exclusive: Documents suggest Russia launched secret multi-agency effort to interfere in US democracy

Luke Harding, Julian Borger and Dan Sabbagh

15, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A pandemic is a handy all-purpose excuse | David Mitchell
Apparently people are fed up with firms using coronavirus as a reason for poor service. But why wouldn’t they?

David Mitchell

11, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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No kick from shampanskoye: new law falling flat at upscale Moscow bars
Drinkers are unimpressed by Putin’s ruling that only Russian bubbly passes the test while French bottles must be labelled ‘sparkling wine’

Andrew Roth in Moscow

10, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Putin says he was jabbed with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine
President endorses domestic vaccine campaign but distances himself from tough measure

Andrew Roth in Moscow

30, Jun, 2021 @4:41 PM

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China blasts Japanese minister’s ‘sinister’ remarks about Taiwan
Beijing lodges diplomatic protest with Japan after defence minister calls island a ‘democratic country’

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

29, Jun, 2021 @1:12 PM

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Russian police raid journalists probing government corruption
Proekt website editors raided as they prepared to publish allegations against Putin’s interior minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev

Andrew Roth in Moscow

29, Jun, 2021 @12:10 PM

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‘I don’t have a choice’: Russians scramble to get Covid vaccine amid new restrictions
With infections at highest since January, country is introducing curbs for non-vaccinated

Andrew Roth in Moscow

26, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Fractious EU summit rejects Franco-German plan for Putin talks
Bloc to explore sanctions instead, as gathering also holds ‘emotional’ debate over Hungary’s LGBT laws

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

25, Jun, 2021 @2:21 PM

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