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.
23 March 2014 08:01 PM
Time was when the only place you would find a woman at a motor show was trailed over the bonnet of the latest sports car wearing not very much. Those days are – mostly – gone.
Let’s celebrate the Chancellor’s bravery on pensions – now
perhaps the Government can tackle other mighty vested interests
23 March 2014 07:57 PM
The new system means care costs for older people may be lower than feared
19 March 2014 05:56 PM
Hague’s rhetoric is in direct proportion to the UK’s incapacity, or unwillingness, to act
18 March 2014 09:29 PM
In his 14 years at the top of Russian politics, Vladimir Putin has become a past master at the set-piece occasion. But his speech to an enraptured audience from both houses of the Russian parliament in the Kremlin’s St George’s Hall may go down at home as his finest hour. Indeed, it may come to be what he and his presidency are remembered for.
14 March 2014 06:46 PM
Is there a possibility that the voters could spring a surprise? A slender one
12 March 2014 06:24 PM
Not because it rewards traditional relationships, because it means less child poverty
Ukraine crisis: Russia's neighbours are nervous - but the huge costs of intervention beyond Crimea are likely to make Moscow think twice
09 March 2014 12:00 AM
Despite the fears of small states, President Putin is unlikely to seek to redraw his country's borders
Ukraine crisis: If we treat Vladimir Putin as a leader who wants to grab Russia’s empire back, we will be inviting him to do exactly that
06 March 2014 06:15 PM
A Cold War bogey of Putin and Putin’s Russia is lodged in Western minds
05 March 2014 08:23 PM
The images in Russian minds are those of the pogroms and general lawlessness that Ukraine suffered before and after the First World War
02 March 2014 07:57 PM
The popular pressure on the Russian president will be for action, not restraint
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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