The killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was the Russian government's way of warning that those who spoke out
Alexander 'Sasha' Litvinenko on his deathbed Ben Emmerson with Marina Litvinenko outside the inquiry "The intimate relationships
The first step should be for the European Union to follow US policy in putting Igor Sechin on the sanctions list of individuals subject to travel bans and asset freezes. The US included Sechin on its list because of the immense influence he has exerted during Russia's lurch towards authoritarian nationalism.
The UK is to hold a much longed-for public inquiry into the poisoning of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, Theresa
Winston Churchill, Putin's Russia and Ukraine: Timeless Lessons from the 'Iron Curtain Speech' 68 Years On
Can a speech made by a former Prime Minister 68 years ago still be relevant today? When we're talking about Winston Churchill's Sinews of Peace address (aka 'the Iron Curtain speech'), the answer is a resounding "yes."
Although Downing Street has gone to great lengths to deny that Cameron is staging any kind of boycott, Bach clearly is far from convinced. "I always think if you don't have a dialogue, it's a missed opportunity."
Traces of polonium-210 have been found on clothing used by Yasser Arafat, Swiss radiation experts have confirmed. The existence
Russia's recent anti-gay 'propaganda' law has been hitting the headlines around the world, but it's only one of a number
When it comes to journalists who criticise the Putin regime though, murder rather than jail seems to be the sad result. Over a dozen journalists have been killed since Putin came to power in 1999. Like Anna's, their cases also remain unsolved.
A public inquiry into the death of poisoned Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has been rejected by the government in a blow