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.
03 July 2014 06:41 PM
And perhaps it is time the British followed suit
The Coulson affair has reinforced some of the more damaging misgivings about David Cameron’s leadership
26 June 2014 07:01 PM
Andy Coulson was an excellent media manager, but he did not deserve such loyalty
19 June 2014 06:18 PM
The stand-off has presented Britain, not for the first time, against almost everyone else
13 June 2014 04:50 PM
The conviction of five men for the contract-killing of the Kremlin critic has not revealed who ordered the hit
12 June 2014 05:00 PM
Once we invaded at the drop of a hat, now Hague poses for pictures with film stars as Iraq goes up in flames
The anachronism of the Queen’s Speech was never more apparent than when she started discussing plastic bags
05 June 2014 09:33 AM
Is no one capable of translating the Government’s language into something more queenly?
30 May 2014 08:07 PM
It’s nine years now since a deputy High Court judge, Richard Mawrey, ordered new elections in two council wards in Birmingham after finding “electoral fraud that would disgrace a banana republic”. One consequence was a rather leisurely attempt to tighten procedures for postal voting. The reported goings-on in the London borough of Tower Hamlets this time round suggest that not enough has changed.
29 May 2014 06:24 PM
Military intervention in other countries is not the only way for America to show its strength
Lord Oakeshott resigns from Lib Dems: Clegg is a leader with a good track record – if only he told us
28 May 2014 08:31 PM
Any political defeat brings the knives out. And a defeat that was, on the face of it, as comprehensive as the one suffered by the Liberal Democrats in the latest local and European elections was bound to prompt recriminations and the infighting at which the Liberal Democrats have long excelled. With a prominent peer, Matthew Oakeshott, commissioning his own polling from the sidelines and the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, called upon for periodic interventions from China, the Lib Dems’ post-election melee has taken on the theatricality of a radio farce.
22 May 2014 06:57 PM
So many of the gains made in Europe, Russia and the US have been lost thanks to how we all handled the Ukrainian crisis
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more