Putin assassination plot shows regime is running out of ideas

Talking Point Tue 28 Feb, AT 11:19

Putin looks set to win Russia’s presidential election easily, so why the bizarre PR stunt?

Mikhail Gorbachev

Gorbachev: Putin must reform or be kicked out by protesters

One-Minute Read Thu 16 Feb, AT 14:43

Last president of the Soviet Union warns Putin to learn from Margaret Thatcher's mistake

Lake Vostok

Lake Vostok: what lies beneath the Antarctic ice?

Briefing Tue 7 Feb, AT 16:33

Nazi secrets microbes, or nothing? Excitement is building at Russian breakthrough

Putin: protesters' ribbons 'look like contraceptives'

One-Minute Read Thu 15 Dec, AT 16:00

Russian PM disparages protesters in call-in show, and tells of his love of Kipling

Moscow sees key resignation and firings in election fallout

One-Minute Read Wed 14 Dec, AT 14:34

Russian Speaker scapegoated for Putin’s failings; magazine chiefs get boot for ballot-rigging story

Russian election protesters give Vladimir Putin a scare

Talking Point Mon 12 Dec, AT 11:52

This is no ‘Russian spring’ – but it can only be a matter of time before democracy arrives