Ukraine

The stalemate in Ukraine won't last forever

24 August 2022 3:00 pm

Addressing the vexed question of who is winning the war in Ukraine, six months on, is a task to challenge…

The strange morality of sponsoring weapons

20 August 2022 9:18 pm

Forget fund-raising concerts donating spare clothes and offering your spare room to a refugee family. There’s a better way of…

How Ukraine is sabotaging Russia’s army

20 August 2022 5:00 pm

Ukrainian Special Operations Forces (SOF) or possibly partisan fighters have conducted successfully attacks on three significant targets in occupied Crimea…

Nothing is certain in Russia, where the past is constantly rewritten

20 August 2022 9:00 am

Nothing is certain in a country where the past is constantly rewritten, says Owen Matthews

Can Zelensky afford to freeze Ukraine’s gas prices?

20 August 2022 1:43 am

This morning, Volodymyr Zelensky signed a moratorium on energy prices – so while gas bills are rising all over Europe,…

Ukrainians aren't surprised by Amnesty's victim-blaming

9 August 2022 12:12 am

Is Amnesty International victim-blaming? The Ukrainian military has been endangering civilians, it said, by establishing military bases and putting weapons…

What foreign policy would look like under a PM Truss

6 August 2022 9:00 am

What foreign policy would look like under a PM Truss

Sanctions are working – whatever Putin says

6 August 2022 9:00 am

Sanctions are working — whatever Russia says

Portrait of the week: Hosepipe bans, England’s women win the Euros and a strike over dragons

6 August 2022 9:00 am

Home BP reported quarterly profits of £6.9 billion, its biggest for 14 years, after oil and gas prices rose steeply.…

Portrait of the week: Record-breaking heat, a summer of strikes and a warning for snake-owners

23 July 2022 9:00 am

Home In the contest for the leadership of the Conservative party, Jeremy Hunt and Nadhim Zahawi were the first of…

Ukraine and Russia sign grain deal – what next?

23 July 2022 12:47 am

This afternoon Kyiv and Moscow signed a UN-backed agreement to free up at least 20 million tons of grain from…

Portrait of the week: Mo Farah’s secret, hot weather warnings and hot competition for the Tory leadership

16 July 2022 9:00 am

Home The Conservatives began the process of finding a new leader, which involves balloting MPs and then sending two names…

How Justin Trudeau caved to Putin

13 July 2022 12:33 am

When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West was certain that its sanctions were worth the pain. But there always was a…

Portrait of the week: Boris on the brink, petrol price protests and a £3,000 swear word

9 July 2022 9:00 am

Home Rishi Sunak resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Sajid Javid as Health Secretary. (Nadhim Zahawi accepted the post…

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

Turkey’s grain diplomacy

5 July 2022 12:40 am

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is once again using Turkey’s geopolitical position for his own ends, this time dictating grain shipments from…

The forgotten history of Poland and Ukraine

3 July 2022 4:00 pm

Since the outbreak of war in February there has been an overwhelming focus on the historical links between Russia and…

Cold war: Putin’s plan to hold Germany to ransom

2 July 2022 9:00 am

Can Germany’s solidarity with Ukraine survive the winter?

Nato is no longer 'brain dead'

29 June 2022 9:12 pm

Finland and Sweden will be formally invited to join Nato today. Them joining the alliance will bolster Nato’s presence in the…

Zelensky’s peculiar Glastonbury appearance

25 June 2022 1:35 am

Volodymyr Zelensky didn’t quite make it onto the Glastonbury line-up posters. Perhaps Michael Eavis, the owner of ever-so Worthy Farm,…

Boris is falling into the Macron trap

22 June 2022 5:00 pm

You can’t blame Boris Johnson for jetting off to Kyiv last week for another meet-and-greet session with Volodymyr Zelensky. He…

How Russia’s cartoon heroine turned on Vladimir Putin

18 June 2022 5:30 pm

Vladimir Putin’s regime has a track record in building up public heroes whom it hopes to use, only to find…

Is the war slipping away from Ukraine?

18 June 2022 4:00 pm

After the decisive failure of Russia’s attempt to overthrow the government of Ukraine by seizing Kyiv, Kharkiv and other key cities…

What if the Ukraine war is never won?

4 June 2022 5:30 pm

In late March, roughly a month into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an unnamed Nato official told NBC News that the…

‘Famine is part of Russia’s strategy’: Zelensky’s economic adviser on Putin’s tactics

4 June 2022 9:00 am

President Zelensky’s economic adviser on the reality of Putin’s tactics