Investors want cash back as BP strikes £17bn deal with Rosneft

First Post Mon 22 Oct, AT 07:35

Deal has been struck that gets BP out of difficult relationship with AAR oligarchs

Cameron at the UN

Syria: Cameron talks tough at UN but Russia unlikely to budge

First Reaction Thu 27 Sep, AT 15:24

Prime Minister says inaction over Syrian bloodshed will leave ‘terrible stain’ on UN’s reputation

Putin dresses as mother crane to lead young birds on migration

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Sep, AT 11:32

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It's both. Russian president in another action man stunt

Beyond Pussy Riot: slow death of freedom in Putin's Russia

Summary Wed 29 Aug, AT 14:06

The jailing of Pussy Riot members is only the latest attack on civil liberties in Russia

Pussy Riot three sentenced to two years in jail each

First Reaction Fri 17 Aug, AT 15:06

Outrage as Moscow court jails three members of punk protest band for 'hooliganism'

Crispin Black

If Assad falls, is Britain ready to rescue Syria's Christians?

Tue 31 Jul, AT 07:35 Crispin Black

The tolerance shown towards Christians in Syria is unlikely to survive Assad's overthrow by Sunnis

Demitris Christofias

Cyprus: Communist leader has leverage with Brussels

First Post Tue 26 Jun, AT 11:19

If President Christofias doesn't like the EU's bailout conditions he could go to Moscow instead

Mi-24 helicopter - Russia

UK insurer strands Russian 'helicopter' shipment to Syria

First Post Tue 19 Jun, AT 10:11

Insurer withdraws cover from cargo ship allegedly taking helicopters to Assad

Navi Pillay

Student demo restrictions land Canada on UN human rights blacklist

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Jun, AT 15:30

UN human rights boss Navi Pillay lists Canada alongside Russia for its 'alarming' Bill 78

Hillary Clinton accuses Russia of supplying attack helicopters to Syria

Russia 'supplying helicopters' to Syria, UN man declares civil war

First Post Wed 13 Jun, AT 09:42

Clinton accuses Moscow of feeding Syrian conflict as UN peacekeeping chief calls unrest 'civil war'