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What next for Russia’s high-profile defectors?
Vladimir Putin during a meeting of he Summit of Collective Security Treaty Organisation
In Depth

What next for Russia’s high-profile defectors?

Only a few members of the business and political elite have criticised Ukraine war
26 May 2022
Nato vs. Russia: who would win?
Nato troops
In Depth

Nato vs. Russia: who would win?

Finland announces intention to join military alliance
12 May 2022
What could UK army learn from Ukraine?
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace during a trip to Finland
Today’s big question

What could UK army learn from Ukraine?

Kyiv troops’ experience of fighting Russia offers important lessons for UK, defence minister says
6 May 2022
The countries most reliant on Russian gas
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has backed a move away from Russian gas
Fact file

The countries most reliant on Russian gas

EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Moscow starts cutting supplies
3 May 2022
Why is Russia so reliant on mercenaries?
Russian-speaking troops without insignia stationed outside a Ukrainian military base in Crimea in 2014
Behind the scenes

Why is Russia so reliant on mercenaries?

Wagner Group fighter reportedly captured by jihadists in Mali
26 Apr 2022
Quiz of The Week: 4 April - 8 April
A Ukrainian woman cries after returning to her destroyed neighbourhood in Bucha
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 4 April - 8 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
8 Apr 2022
Who are the Ukrainian ‘traitors’ passing secrets to Russia?
Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to reporters during a visit to Bucha
Behind the scenes

Who are the Ukrainian ‘traitors’ passing secrets to Russia?

Top prosecutor becomes most senior official arrested since invasion began
7 Apr 2022

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Quiz of The Week: 26 March - 1 April
Vladimir Putin during video meetings in the Kremlin
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 26 March - 1 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Apr 2022
Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?
Ukrainian soldiers stand guard
The latest on . . .

Has Kyiv fought off Russia’s invasion?

Moscow says it is ‘drastically’ cutting back operations around the capital city
29 Mar 2022
Is Vladimir Putin’s power base collapsing amid stalled invasion?
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Behind the scenes

Is Vladimir Putin’s power base collapsing amid stalled invasion?

Russian president attacks ‘national traitors’ in ‘rambling’ address to the nation
18 Mar 2022
How biting sanctions have hit Russia’s economy
Vladimir Putin
Today’s big question

How biting sanctions have hit Russia’s economy

IMF warns Moscow faces a ‘deep recession’ amid descent of a ‘new iron curtain’
11 Mar 2022
What is open-source intelligence?
A Ukrainian soldier stands guard at a checkpoint outside Brovary
Today’s big question

What is open-source intelligence?

Satellite images and TikTok videos are among weapons in online sleuths’ arsenal
10 Mar 2022
Quiz of The Week: 26 February - 4 March
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the press in Kyiv
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 26 February - 4 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
4 Mar 2022
Five global consequences of Russia’s Ukraine invasion
Anti-war protesters march near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
Global lens

Five global consequences of Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Kyiv’s allies have torn up decades of foreign policy and abandoned neutrality
3 Mar 2022
Russia’s air force fails to conquer Ukraine’s skies
The aftermath of Russian shelling on Karazin Kharkiv National University in Kharkiv
Getting to grips with . . .

Russia’s air force fails to conquer Ukraine’s skies

Moscow’s modern combat aircraft yet to secure Kyiv’s airspace
2 Mar 2022
Why Vladimir Putin is losing the Ukraine propaganda war
Police detain a woman at an anti-war demonstration in Moscow
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Vladimir Putin is losing the Ukraine propaganda war

President’s ‘media control machine’ scrambling to sell the conflict to Russian people
1 Mar 2022
Who are Russia’s allies in the Ukraine war?
Vladimir Putin following a meeting with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Moscow
Between the lines

Who are Russia’s allies in the Ukraine war?

Neighbouring nations appear ‘reluctant’ to back recognition of separatist-held states
24 Feb 2022
The global fallout of a Russia-Ukraine war
A Ukrainian soldier patrols a trench outside Verkhnotoretske, Ukraine
Why we’re talking about . . .

The global fallout of a Russia-Ukraine war

A successful invasion would send a clear message to China about Western allies’ resolve
31 Jan 2022
How London became the city of choice for Russian ‘dirty money’
The City of London skyline
Why we’re talking about . . .

How London became the city of choice for Russian ‘dirty money’

US says sanctions will be undermined by flow of suspect money into capital
28 Jan 2022
Is the UK vulnerable to Russian cyberattacks?
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss departs No. 10 Downing Street
Today’s big question

Is the UK vulnerable to Russian cyberattacks?

Security chiefs warn British firms to brace for Moscow-linked cyber disruption
28 Jan 2022
Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 January
Members of the Kiev Territorial Defence take part in drills
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 January

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
28 Jan 2022
Ukraine’s key lines of defence against Russian invasion
A Ukrainian servicemen from the 25th Air Assault Battalion
In Depth

Ukraine’s key lines of defence against Russian invasion

Kiev is outgunned by powerful neighbour but does not stand alone in fight
26 Jan 2022
Nagorno-Karabakh ‘laced with mines’ one year on from ceasefire
The aftermath of shelling in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh
Global lens

Nagorno-Karabakh ‘laced with mines’ one year on from ceasefire

‘War wounds’ still open as Armenia and Azerbaijan mark first anniversary of deadly conflict
10 Nov 2021
Washington and Moscow working to ‘quietly’ forge closer relations
Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden shake hands ahead of a summit in Geneva, Switzerland in June
Behind the scenes

Washington and Moscow working to ‘quietly’ forge closer relations

Secretive meetings part of ‘more sober’ approach to dealings between US and Russia
2 Nov 2021
What we know about the Berlin embassy spy
The British embassy in Berlin
Getting to grips with . . .

What we know about the Berlin embassy spy

Ministers under pressure to explain how private contractor was given security job
13 Aug 2021
Russia ‘wary’ of defending ally Belarus amid plane hijack row
Alexander Lukashenko
In Depth

Russia ‘wary’ of defending ally Belarus amid plane hijack row

Moscow on defensive as EU threatens economic sanctions against Minsk
26 May 2021
Moscow: contemporary art off the beaten track
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In Review

Moscow: contemporary art off the beaten track

29 Nov 2019
Moscow election results explained
Vladimir Putin
In Depth

Moscow election results explained

Putin suffers damaging blow in Russian capital poll despite many opposition candidates being barred
10 Sep 2019
Why Russia wants to disconnect from the internet
Putin
In Depth

Why Russia wants to disconnect from the internet

Kremlin planning to unplug in preparation for potential cyberwar
12 Feb 2019
Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?
Nato troops
In Depth

Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?

President Petro Poroshenko has asked the alliance to deploy ships to Black Sea amid escalating tensions with Russia
29 Nov 2018
Russian agents accused of 'harassing' US officials
President Vladimir Putin
In Brief

Russian agents accused of 'harassing' US officials

Diplomats claim their homes have been broken into and that they and relatives have been followed
28 Jun 2016
BORIS NEMTSOV: Will his killers ever be caught?
Rally for Boris Nemtsov in Moscow
In Depth

BORIS NEMTSOV: Will his killers ever be caught?

World leaders call for full and transparent investigation into murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov
2 Mar 2015
US official apologises for 'f*** the EU' comment - audio
Victoria Nuland
In Depth

US official apologises for 'f*** the EU' comment - audio

Assistant secretary of state, Victoria Nuland, apologises to EU counterparts for 'undiplomatic language'
7 Feb 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 6 May 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 6 May 2013

6 May 2013
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