The pleasure of reliving foreign travel through food

22 June 2024 9:00 am

Russian hand pies, Polish chlodnik, Turkish fruit compote and a Latvian trifle are among the many dishes recreated in Edinburgh by the globetrotting Caroline Eden

On the front lines of Europe’s newest war

15 September 2022 10:30 pm

Sotk, Armenia A group of Armenian soldiers stand guard on the road towards the village. ‘It’s not safe to go…

An existential war: even wealthy émigrés are prepared to fight for Russia

9 July 2022 9:00 am

Even wealthy émigrés are prepared to fight for Russia

Is Putin's war spreading?

26 March 2022 12:20 am

Yerevan, Armenia ‘This is our land,’ Anna says, looking out over her roadside flower shop. ‘Lenin promised it to us.’…

Most people who call themselves Caucasian know nothing about the Caucasus

11 September 2021 9:00 am

A magnificent new history of the Caucasus earns Peter Frankopan’s highest praise

A defeated Armenia descends into turmoil

27 February 2021 3:37 am

Ever since its disastrous military defeat at the hands of Azerbaijan last year, Armenia has suffered from a wave of…

The West has left Armenia to fend for itself

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Armenians don’t want a deal – they want resolution

‘The Break-up of the Ice’ by Claude Monet

How Calouste Gulbenkian became the richest man in the world

5 January 2019 9:00 am

Whenever I find myself visiting some great historic house, I always like to break off from gawping at tapestries to…

An Armenian orphan in 1915. Hundreds of thousands of Christian women and children who survived the genocide suffered forced conversion to Islam

At last: a calm, definitive account of the Armenian genocide

18 April 2015 9:00 am

The atrocities suffered by an estimated one million Armenians in 1915 have been largely ignored by historians and officially denied by the Turks. It’s a centenary we can’t afford to neglect, says Justin Marozzi

An Armenian Sketchbook, by Vasily Grossman - review

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Vasily Grossman, a Ukranian-born Jew, was a war correspondent for the Soviet army newspaper Red Star. His dispatches from the…