Ukrainian government's forces in Eastern Ukraine

Europe 'sleep-walked' into Ukraine crisis, say peers

One-Minute Read Fri 20 Feb, AT 09:05

House of Lords committee accuses UK and EU of a 'catastrophic misreading' of the mood in Russia

UK Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon

Putin as big a threat to Europe as Islamic State, says Fallon

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Feb, AT 08:50

Defence secretary warns that Russia poses a 'real and present danger' to the Baltic States

Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: what we have learned so far

Summary Tue 3 Feb, AT 15:55

Inquiry continues to hear 'some of the most astonishing evidence ever given in an English courtroom'

Amber

Russian treasure hunt as storm washes amber ashore

One-Minute Read Mon 12 Jan, AT 11:12

The 'free gift from nature' caused by a powerful Baltic storm prompted a rush into freezing water

Moscow traffic

Transsexuals barred from driving in Russia under new laws

One-Minute Read Fri 9 Jan, AT 10:15

Transsexuality, fetishism and pathological gambling listed as mental disorders that make driving dangerous

The rouble

Rouble rebounds as Russia sells foreign exchange

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 10:59

Analysts fear effect will be temporary after a wild ride for the rouble forces Apple to halt Russian sales

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

Sepp Blatter Fifa 2018 World Cup

Qatar World Cup gets all clear, but Fifa could fine English FA

First Reaction Thu 13 Nov, AT 09:31

Report fails to finds enough evidence of corruption to strip Gulf state of 2022 tournament

Vladimir Putin

How to invest for the new Cold War

Personal Finance Mon 15 Dec, AT 10:41

As political tensions create instability, investors should make sure their portfolios are able to cope with nasty surprises

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

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