Russia

Jeremy Corbyn backs his spokesman on Russia

15 March 2018 18:39

Just in case you had grown confused, the big international story at the moment is actually about Theresa May’s response…

The Spectator Podcast: Putin’s toxic power

15 March 2018 17:35

On this week’s episode, we look at the situation with Russia, and whether diplomatic relations have been poisoned. We also…

Donald Trump finally announces sanctions against Russia

15 March 2018 17:31

Donald Trump today called it a ‘very sad situation.’ The ‘it’ in question is of course the chemical weapons attack…

Macron backs May over Russia

15 March 2018 14:04

President Emmanuel Macron has offered his full support to Theresa May and said that France may take its own action…

Alex Salmond’s defence of Russia Today is inexcusable

15 March 2018 12:19

On his RT television show this morning, Alex Salmond shrugged-off criticism that, by working for the Russians, he has reduced…

Thanks to the anti-fracking lobby, Britain can’t avoid Russian gas

15 March 2018 10:52

Who stands between the government and a proper, effective sanctions regime against Russia? Not Jeremy Corbyn, though he might wish…

Seumas Milne and Russia – a brief history

15 March 2018 10:26

Oh dear. A number of  Labour MPs are calling for Jeremy Corbyn to sack Seumas Milne after the Labour leader’s…

‘Seumas Milne has to speak for himself’: Labour splits in three over Russia

15 March 2018 10:24

What is Labour’s position on the government’s response to the Salisbury attack? There seem to be at least three. If…

The Special Relationship still trumps Putin

15 March 2018 9:23

For a president who usually tweets first and asks questions later, Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the Salisbury attack has…

Labour moderates turn up the heat in Cold War with Corbyn

14 March 2018 18:03

Jeremy Corbyn’s response on Russia continues to send ripples through the Labour party. After the Labour leader failed to say that…

The day I almost lost my job: diary of an RT reporter

14 March 2018 18:01

My name’s Polly and I work for RT (yes, so shoot me). I’m a reporter in the London bureau, and…

Watch: Red Ken defends Corbyn’s Russia response – on Russia Today

14 March 2018 15:28

Jeremy Corbyn has been criticised once again for failing to condemn Russia over the Salisbury spy attack. But while some…

How can Labour moderates campaign for Corbyn after this?

14 March 2018 14:45

Jeremy Corbyn was isolated not just by the rest of the House of Commons but also by his own party…

Corbyn’s Russia response could reignite Labour’s civil war

14 March 2018 14:12

Theresa May has just told the House of Commons that there is ‘no alternative conclusion’ other than that Russia was…

Gavin Williamson was right to be paranoid about Russia

14 March 2018 14:01

In responding to the Salisbury attack, Theresa May was in little danger of over-reacting. Her challenge was more to come…

Theresa May’s Russia response, full text

14 March 2018 13:01

First, on behalf of the whole House, let me pay tribute once again to the bravery and professionalism of all…

Trump to May: I’m with you ‘all the way’ on Russia

13 March 2018 18:14

Theresa May has been continuing to call Britain’s allies today to discuss the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. She is expected…

Brexit Britain: confused and alone

13 March 2018 17:20

Here is a message Russian propagandists are sending to Western commentators. It is from Yuliia Popova of REN-TV (which was…

No, Britain shouldn’t invoke Article 5 of the NATO treaty

13 March 2018 11:33

Theresa May might regret using such strong language in her statement on the Skripal case last night. Saying that there…

What the papers say: Corbyn’s foolish response to the Salisbury attack

13 March 2018 8:11

Theresa May did not hold back in her Commons statement on the Salisbury spy attack, warning Russia it has until…