Entryism plagued the Labour Party in the 1970s, and is doing so again
In 1984, Laszlo Solymar (under a pseudonym) predicted the collapse of the USSR. Will today’s Russia suffer the same fate?
Five British writers were in Russia in 1917. Each one had his own story, but all were overwhelmed by the powerful tide of history
The newly-published diaries of Ivan Maisky are an extraordinarily important 21st-century contribution to our understanding of the Second World War
A lesser-known Cold War chess clash which left Bobby Fischer the worse for wear
A radical French obstetrician believes modern society is the enemy of childbirth
A new thriller set in late-Stalinist Soviet Union has alarmed Russian authorities
“Lee Kuan Yew met every Chinese leader from Mao to Xi Jinping. But is China following his Singaporean model?”
The West has missed an opportunity
Why must so many wars be refought?