Ukrainian and Georgian NATO membership should be fast-tracked and energy security pursued with far greater vigour and speed.
If you can’t improve people’s living standards, you can try to give them a sense of belonging to a great power.
Neither of these two new books about the feminist art collective leave one optimistic about the immediate future of Russian politics, but they show the deep effect the saga has had.
Nadia Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, who were released from prison less than two months ago, say they were arrested in Sochi with a group of activists and journalists.
As the Sochi Olympics begin, a new exhibition examines the first collision of art, sport and politics in Russia.
He crushed his opposition and has nothing to show for it but a country that's falling apart.
A Moscow Metro station is offering travellers the chance to do 30 squats in return for a free train ticket.
The most hawkish countries are the least generous donors
Remember this – 99 per cent of the 100,000-plus dead Syrians were killed by bombs and bullets, not by sarin or VX gas.
Egypt, North Korea, Angola, South Sudan, Israel and Myanmar haven't ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention, and Russia and the US haven't met their obligations under the convention. So what power does the CWC have?