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Want to understand the conflict in Ukraine? Compare it to Ireland

11 February 2015 10:03

What seemed this time last year to be a little local difficulty in Ukraine has metastasised to the point where…

Leviathan: the anti-Putin film the Russians tried to ban that’s tipped for an Oscar

6 November 2014 17:32

The funny thing about a film like Leviathan, which many expected to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes earlier this…

Keep calm and address Ebola: a brief history of pandemics at The Spectator

18 October 2014 21:40

Ebola clinics in many parts of West Africa are full, so more and more people are being told to stay…

MH17 blame game reflects badly on all of us

20 July 2014 20:53

To judge by much of the western media coverage in recent days, you would have thought that Vladimir Putin had…

Russia is not a credible superpower in the 21st century

19 March 2014 10:21

The West has really got to get its act together in its dealings with Russia. It is simply not credible…

Ten handy phrases for bluffing your way through the Ukraine crisis

4 March 2014 10:00

We’re all journalists now, apparently, so when a major foreign policy crisis comes along it is important to be prepared.…