Leader of French far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen

Russia funds French National Front: is Moscow sowing European unrest?

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 11:29

Russia has also reportedly lent money to Greece’s neofascist Golden Dawn, Italy’s Northern League and other anti-Europe parties

Russia World Cup 2018 logo

2018 World Cup logo: Roger the Alien or Finding Nemo?

First Reaction Thu 30 Oct, AT 13:43

The Sputnik inspired emblem has 'magic windows' - but not everyone is impressed

Oil drill

Oil prices slump after Opec rules out production cut

One-Minute Read Fri 28 Nov, AT 10:28

Wealthy Gulf states ready to 'ride out' lower oil prices, even if it damages Opec's poorer members

Lewis Hamilton, Vladimir Putin, Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian GP as Putin crashes Jules Bianchi tributes

First Reaction Mon 13 Oct, AT 13:42

British driver wins ninth race of the season but politics overshadows tributes to Bianchi

The Mole

UK could join bombing runs against IS at end of next week

Fri 5 Sep, AT 10:52 The Mole

William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary

Canada and Russia clash in Ukraine Twitter spat

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 13:49

A pointed tweet claims Crimea for Russia and leaves eastern Ukraine 'conveniently unillustrated'

Russia is introducing a 'full embargo' on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries

Russia reacts to Western sanctions with food embargo

One-Minute Read Thu 7 Aug, AT 14:28

Putin retaliates in the latest round of the trade war, but knock-on effects will be felt in Russia too

The wreckage of a rocket lies on a street in Luhansk

Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in rocket fire strike on convoy

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Aug, AT 13:30

Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk

A column of Russian T-90 tanks rolls through Red Square

Nato 'unprepared' to repel Russian attack, MPs warn

One-Minute Read Thu 31 Jul, AT 11:04

UK defence watchdog says major overhaul is required to defend against cyber-warfare and 'irregular militias'

Robert Fox

Risk of serious conflict in Ukraine as Russians urge Putin: 'Be bold!'

Wed 30 Jul, AT 10:45 Robert Fox

Sanctions that tip Russia into recession only pile the pressure on Putin to grab what he can in Ukraine

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