If Putin wants to be seen as a defender of “traditional values” and “spirituality”, then why the diplomatic cosiness with the likes of China, Cuba and North Korea?
Posts Tagged: Russia
Let’s start by threatening a travel ban on people associated with the regime.
The story that really matters is not ‘East versus West’ but ‘East versus East”
It has highlighted the failure of the Conservative leadership’s Sweetshop Theory of Politics.
In an open letter to David Cameron, Sebastian Coe and others, Stephen Fry has called for a “absolute ban on… Read more »
You might not think that those in favour of the NATO-led intervention in Afghanistan have got much in common with… Read more »
In a hugely insightful post for openDemocracy, Ivan Krastev has an interesting question for us: “…who is more democratic, Russia… Read more »
The Deep End could feature a story on shale gas everyday and not have to change its name. For a… Read more »