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.
18 September 2014 07:15 PM
It may seem like a sensible idea, but Boris Johnson's plan sets a worrying new precedent
04 September 2014 05:16 PM
And anyone who is really in the business of serving the public will agree
03 September 2014 07:17 PM
The question is: is this more than a publicity stunt?
29 August 2014 05:56 PM
After stating from the outset that it will not be fighting for Ukraine, the priority will be to project unity and determination
Grant asylum to migrants who arrive close to death – but don’t be surprised if it inspires more tragedies
22 August 2014 07:24 PM
The validity of asylum can't be decided by the deprivation endured en route
17 August 2014 07:04 PM
The inflexible tradition of annual recess isn't in keeping with the rest of the world
14 August 2014 06:13 PM
West fears that the 300 vehicles are not carrying aid, but military reinforcements for the beleaguered rebels
Things might not be looking good for Alex Salmond, but Scotland needs its leader to fight until the end
24 July 2014 05:42 PM
Resentment will be greater if the Yes side feel that their leaders let them down
21 July 2014 11:05 AM
Russia has done everything but admit guilt, although it could soon find itself with nowhere to hide
17 July 2014 05:05 PM
And a boss with business experience won’t hurt
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
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- 2 I've been called an abusive and dangerous parent, when all I did was listen to my transgender child
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become 'unbearable'
- 5 Chinese student carries disabled friend to school every day for three years