Mary Dejevsky

One of the country’s most respected commentators on Russia, the EU and the US, Mary Dejevsky has worked as a foreign correspondent all over the world, including Washington, Paris and Moscow. She is now the chief editorial writer and a columnist at The Independent and regularly appears on radio and television. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Buckingham.

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Public to private sector is OK for civil servants, so why not for MPs?

The recent vilification of MPs with second jobs has revealed a clear double standard

Thousands of Russians gathered in a central Moscow square to protest the killing of leading opposition politician Boris Nemtsov

Boris Nemtsov shot dead: This form of political lawlessness appeared to be in the past. No longer

Nemtsov's death could give the liberal opposition both new unity and new heart

After Savile, we must devote our energies to stopping child abuse taking place right now

Ongoing inquiries into decades-past events can only achieve so much

Ukraine crisis: Can the UK any longer aspire to a global role?

Would we not be better concentrating on the defence and well-being of our own backyard?

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (left) speaks as President of the European Council Donald Tusk in a joint press conference

Ukraine crisis: Deal that does not remove distrust but on which a political settlement depends

It is not just Russia’s good faith that will be tested but Poroshenko’s too

A guard attempts to arrest an Ayda Ukrainian fighter during a protest in Kiev on Monday (AFP/Getty)

The more the West sees the Ukraine crisis as another Cold War the worse it will get

The talk – especially coming out of the US – is increasingly disturbing

Marina Litvinenko, the widow of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, leaves the High Court after the opening of the inquiry into his death

Laying the blame for Litvinenko’s death at Putin’s door is an orthodoxy that needs challenging

There is far more to this saga, and it is already emerging from the inquiry

Isis conference: International co-operation can only work if all the key players are invited, and that means Russia

The crisis in Ukraine is confusing minds in the West

What's Prince Andrew doing in Davos anyway?

His presence is a sign of the event’s degeneration

In a media age, the public will judge Cameron as ‘frit’ if he doesn’t debate

Voters deserve to see each political contender have their claims tested

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