‘Playground insults’: what world leaders have said about Vladimir Putin
G7 leaders
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‘Playground insults’: what world leaders have said about Vladimir Putin

‘Extraordinary banter’ from G7 met with more intense Russian missile strikes
1 Jul 2022
Kaliningrad crisis: why Lithuania is feeling nervous about Russia
Kaliningrad port
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Kaliningrad crisis: why Lithuania is feeling nervous about Russia

Trade blockage and cyberwarfare have unsettled relations between neighbouring territories
30 Jun 2022
Is Putin’s invasion down to ‘toxic masculinity’?
Vladimir Putin
Talking point

Is Putin’s invasion down to ‘toxic masculinity’?

Boris Johnson describes Ukraine invasion as a ‘crazy, macho war’
29 Jun 2022
Why Turkey changed its mind on Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Between the lines

Why Turkey changed its mind on Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid

Nordic nations agreed not to support groups deemed terrorists by Erdoğan regime
29 Jun 2022
Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?
Marine Le Pen
Podcasts

Is France’s far-right a threat to the EU?

Recent election results ‘cemented’ status of Marine Le Pen’s Eurosceptic party as ‘mainstream’ opposition
29 Jun 2022
How will the Ukraine war end?
Workers clear the rubble of the Amstor mall in Kremenchuk, the day after it was hit by a Russian missile strike
Today’s big question

How will the Ukraine war end?

Russian forces are inching closer to capturing the Donbas region – now Moscow’s primary objective
28 Jun 2022
The richest man in Ukraine sues Russia
Rinat Akhmetov
Profile

The richest man in Ukraine sues Russia

Steel magnate says invasion has cost him billions and violated his property rights
28 Jun 2022

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Is Ukraine’s retreat from Severodonetsk a turning point in the war?
Severodonetsk
Talking point

Is Ukraine’s retreat from Severodonetsk a turning point in the war?

The city has seen heavy fighting as Moscow’s forces aim to control the entire Donbas
28 Jun 2022
Le bromance: have Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron really turned the page?
Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Le bromance: have Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron really turned the page?

PM and French president find consensus over Ukraine during G7 summit in Bavaria
27 Jun 2022
Will Ukraine join the EU?
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron after a press conference in Kyiv
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Will Ukraine join the EU?

Kyiv has long coveted membership as it seeks to ‘escape the yoke of Russian colonialism’
23 Jun 2022
Snake Island: why ‘speck of land’ in Black Sea is so important
Snake Island
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Snake Island: why ‘speck of land’ in Black Sea is so important

Tiny Black Sea outpost could hold key to avoiding global food shortage
22 Jun 2022
Will Britain have to fight Russia?
British troops take part in a Nato exercise
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Will Britain have to fight Russia?

New chief, Gen Sir Patrick Sanders, says British Army must be capable of winning wars on land
20 Jun 2022
What is the environmental fallout from the war in Ukraine?
Explosion in the sea
In Depth

What is the environmental fallout from the war in Ukraine?

Russian bombardment of Ukraine has been causing untold ecological damage
16 Jun 2022
How the Donetsk People’s Republic was formed
A injured woman in Sievierodonetsk
In Depth

How the Donetsk People’s Republic was formed

The breakaway regions have been under the control of pro-Russian separatists since 2014
16 Jun 2022
NI Protocol: who wants what?
Unionists vehemently opposed the Northern Ireland Protocol
Behind the scenes

NI Protocol: who wants what?

Battle lines drawn as UK government prepares to unveil controversial plans to override key Brexit provision
13 Jun 2022
How Ukraine and Russia are both breaking the law on prisoners of war
A Ukrainian soldier walks through a destroyed barn in Zaporizhzhia
Expert’s view

How Ukraine and Russia are both breaking the law on prisoners of war

Security expert analyses the treatment of POWs by both sides in the Ukraine conflict
13 Jun 2022
Why two Britons were sentenced to death in Ukraine
Aslin and Pinner in court
Behind the scenes

Why two Britons were sentenced to death in Ukraine

Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner face death penalty after their conviction in a breakaway court
10 Jun 2022
How Vladimir Putin’s filtration camps work
Civilians from Donetsk and Lugansk arriving at a camp in Rostov, Russia
Behind the scenes

How Vladimir Putin’s filtration camps work

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are being interned and deported
9 Jun 2022
Is the Ukraine war descending into a ‘frozen conflict’?
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the front line
The latest on . . .

Is the Ukraine war descending into a ‘frozen conflict’?

As heavy fighting in Donbas continues, neither side is making clear gains
9 Jun 2022
Is Henry Kissinger right about Ukraine?
Henry Kissinger on a screen
In Brief

Is Henry Kissinger right about Ukraine?

The US statesman made a controversial speech at a virtual Davos appearance last week
1 Jun 2022
What difference will Joe Biden’s advanced rocket systems make in Ukraine?
US M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers fire salvoes during a military exercise in Morocco
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What difference will Joe Biden’s advanced rocket systems make in Ukraine?

New weaponry could be a ‘game changer’ in Donbas region
1 Jun 2022
Is it time to return the Elgin Marbles?
Elgin Marbles
In Depth

Is it time to return the Elgin Marbles?

For decades, there has been no progress – but UK and Greek ministers of culture are meeting to discuss the issue
1 Jun 2022
Is Bosnia on the brink of a civil war?
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik
In Depth

Is Bosnia on the brink of a civil war?

Liz Truss visiting Sarajevo to reaffirm UK’s commitment to Balkans peace
26 May 2022
Viktor Orbán’s state of emergency over Ukraine explained
Viktor Orbán addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Budapest, Hungary
Between the lines

Viktor Orbán’s state of emergency over Ukraine explained

Hungary ends Covid crisis measures – and ushers in new ones over Russia’s invasion
26 May 2022
Can Ukraine beat Russia in Donbas?
Ukrainian troops on the frontline in Donbas
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Can Ukraine beat Russia in Donbas?

‘Fate of the country’ could be decided by war in the eastern region, Kyiv says
25 May 2022
France rocked by disability rape scandal
Damien Abad leaves the first meeting of Emmanuel Macron’s new cabinet at the Élysée Palace
In Depth

France rocked by disability rape scandal

Minister in Emmanuel Macron’s new government accused of raping two women
25 May 2022
Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage
Long table of men at Nato summit
In Depth

Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage

While avoiding direct involvement, Nato has played a crucial role in the Ukraine war
20 May 2022
Will Ukraine invasion trigger a global food security crisis?
Harvest in Ukraine
In Focus

Will Ukraine invasion trigger a global food security crisis?

Shortages of grain and fertiliser could last years, UN warns
19 May 2022
What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?
More than 260 soldiers have so far been evacuated to Russian-controlled territory
The latest on . . .

What will happen to Ukraine’s captured Mariupol troops?

Russian MPs call for fighters evacuated from Azovstal steelworks to be put to death
18 May 2022
What are the phosphorus bombs ‘pummelling’ Ukraine?
White phosphorus being dropped by the Assad regime in Douma, Syria
Fact file

What are the phosphorus bombs ‘pummelling’ Ukraine?

Footage shows ‘brightly burning munitions’ launched by Russian forces hitting Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks
17 May 2022
How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?
Boris Johnson and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Today’s big question

How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?

The government announced earlier this month it would send £1.3bn in military support to war-torn country
17 May 2022
The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin addresses a press conference on Nato membership in April
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The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid

Helsinki formally declares intention to join military alliance
16 May 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?
Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill
Today’s big question

Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?

Boris Johnson visits Belfast in a bid to end political deadlock
16 May 2022
Will Ukraine invasion usher in a new era of spying?
Ukrainian ground troops near the frontline in Kryvyi Rih
Unreported world

Will Ukraine invasion usher in a new era of spying?

Moscow’s global intelligence network has been devastated by the ongoing conflict, experts claim
14 May 2022
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