In both Ukraine and Syria, the Russian President has exploited the West’s weakness to divide Nato and halt the advance of democracy

A new thriller set in late-Stalinist Soviet Union has alarmed Russian authorities

Alarmingly, there are credible Western voices advocating a grand bargain with Russia

Would a more Churchillian prime minister have reacted more robustly to Russia going rogue?

Britain’s former chief of staff says politicians have undermined military strategy by meddling, leading Putin and Islamic State to despise the West

An account of Eduard Limonov’s adventurous life, that’s a bit too heavy on admiration

Putin’s Crimean adventure, US isolation and EU decline show that the Western Allies urgently need to come up with a new strategy

British apologists for Russian aggression in Ukraine are either blinded by their hatred of America or by their loathing of the EU

An excellent book on the deal between Hitler and Stalin that shocked the world 75 years ago