UK Will Hold Public Enquiry Into Polonium-Poisoned Spy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

The UK is to hold a much longed-for public inquiry into the poisoning of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, Theresa May has announced. The enq...

Russia Thought The Cambridge Five Spies Were Drunken Liabilities

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

The Cambridge Five spy ring were constantly drunk, according to their Russian handlers, and regarded as incapable of keeping secrets. Donald Duart ...

Call For Public Inquiry Into Spy's Poisoning

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A coroner has written to the government to request a public inquiry in place of an inquest into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko. Sir...

Britain And Russia 'Conspiring To Cover Up' Alexander Litvinenko Inquest

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

Britain and Russia are conspiring to shut down the inquest into the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko to preserve trade interests, a lawyer fo...

Was Romania's 1989 Christmas Revolution a Fake?

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

There is no doubt in my mind that Romania's change of government in 1989 was a revolution - even if it was stage managed and the mob were manipulated. It has all the ingredients of a classic revolution: a total chance of the political system; an angry mob; several days of chaos; armed groups fighting each other and a shadowy clique of power brokers arguing about who will take over.

Review Into Death Of Poisoned Russian Spy To Be Held

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

A pre-inquest review will be held on Thursday into the death of a Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned with a radioactive substance in 20...

Emails and Enigma: The Latest Twist In 'Europe's JFK'

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK
Brendan Pittaway

In more than a quarter of a century since his violent death, Olof Palme has retained the ability to command headlines and divide opinion just as he did during his lifetime.

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Modern Spies Debunks Some Myths, Creates New Ones | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

We were told from the outset that no one in this programme could discuss specific operations, which was suitably thrilling in itself. However, what fo...

Government Official Admits Britain Used A Fake Rock To Spy On Russians

PA | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

A former UK government official has admitted Britain was behind a plot to spy on Russians with a device hidden in a fake rock, it emerged today. Ru...

Poisoned Russian Spy's Widow Calls On Killer To Reveal Himself

PA | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK

Alexander Litvinenko's widow has spoken of her ongoing heartache as she marked five years without justice for the Russian dissident. ...

Putin Attempts A Spot Of Dentistry As He Pushes Presidential Bid

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

Vladimir Putin's photo opportunities have traditionally pictured him as a comic-strip super hero, but in the newest shots the Russian politician is a ...

The Bizarre Cult of Vladamir Putin

Antony Timlin | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Politics
Antony Timlin

On the day that justice finally caught up with Muammar Gaddafi, former American Presidential candidate John McCain appeared on Newsnight and remarked that dictators all over the world - including those in Russia - should be nervous. "This is the Spring" he said, "not just the Arab Spring."

In Depth Inquest Plea For Former KGB Agent Litvinenko

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

Lawyers for the widow of murdered Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko are to call for a detailed inquest to be held into his death. Marina Litvi...

Cameron Vows To Bring Litvinenko Killer To Justice

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

David Cameron has vowed to being Alexander Litvinenko's killer to justice during a landmark trip to Russia, aimed at boosting trade ties. Speaking...

Cameron Arrives In Russia As Tensions Over Spy Death Linger

PA | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Politics