Inside Ukraine’s drone army

29 July 2023 9:00 am

Inside Ukraine’s drone army

High life

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Now that Wimbledon is over, a few thoughts about youthful brains showing traces of horse tranquillisers, angel dust and cannabis,…

Portrait of the week

15 July 2023 9:00 am

Letter from Latvia

15 July 2023 9:00 am


15 July 2023 9:00 am

Will mounting casualties change the debate in Ukraine?

15 July 2023 9:00 am

Will mounting casualties change the debate in Ukraine?

How does the Russian public view the invasion of Ukraine?

24 June 2023 9:00 am

It’s not just Putin’s war, says Jade McGlynn. The mass of Telegram data shows how much the nation as a whole supports the offensive

Putin’s nuclear reshuffle is designed to antagonise Nato

11 June 2023 8:33 pm

Days before Nato leaders descend on Vilnius for the alliance’s annual summit next month, things will be afoot just across…

Portrait of the week

3 June 2023 9:00 am

The Spectator's Notes

3 June 2023 9:00 am

Letters: Jeremy Clarke was an example to us all

3 June 2023 9:00 am

Goodbye, Jeremy Each week I opened The Spectator at Low Life in part to read that brilliant column and, more…

How Ukrainians are making the lives of even anti-Putin Russian artists impossible

3 June 2023 9:00 am

Zoe Strimpel talks to the anti-Putin Russian artists who have been cancelled since the invasion of Ukraine

Can Trump’s opponents prove him wrong on Ukraine?

27 May 2023 9:00 am

His opponents need to prove him wrong on Ukraine

Portrait of the week

27 May 2023 9:00 am

Lithuania’s PM: ‘If Russia is not defeated it will come for somebody else’

20 May 2023 9:00 am

Lithuania’s Prime Minister on what a Ukrainian victory would look like

Why the economic war against Russia has failed

13 May 2023 9:00 am

There was much mirth in the West this week when Vladimir Putin’s Victory Day parade through Red Square included just…

Letter from Ukraine

13 May 2023 9:00 am

Should Ukrainians stop speaking Russian?

16 April 2023 5:00 pm

A young woman called Lyudmila walks into a cafe in Odessa, the southern Ukrainian city. Her phone is switched on…

After his trip to Moscow, Xi Jinping still holds all the cards

22 March 2023 10:26 pm

After his arrival in Moscow on Monday, President Xi Jinping said that China is ready, along with Russia, ‘to stand…

China is playing the long game over peace in Ukraine

20 February 2023 5:00 pm

At the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, China’s foreign minister Wang Yi announced that his country was currently in…

Are Brits losing sympathy for Ukraine?

31 January 2023 11:07 pm

Britons were keen to punish Russia for invading Ukraine. A month into the war, more than half thought we hadn’t gone far enough.…

Why Putin needs Prigozhin

24 January 2023 6:30 pm

It’s been a tense couple of weeks for Yevgeny Prigozhin, the businessman and founder the of Wagner Group of mercenaries.…

Germany’s missteps in Ukraine have left Scholz fighting for his political life

17 January 2023 2:33 am

Difficult though it may be to believe, there is chaos at the top of the German government over its mishandling…

Ukraine needs more than tanks

16 January 2023 12:57 am

What weapons will Ukraine get next? It’s a crucial question that matters perhaps more than anything else for understanding how…

Xi’s nuclear warnings are a coup for Scholz

5 November 2022 4:09 am

Checks and balances on Vladimir Putin don’t come from inside Russia. The people around him supported forced mobilisation, pushed his…