Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
31 August 2013 12:00 AM
Asian fusion on a great divide
01 August 2013 06:07 PM
Minister confirms that athletes and fans who ‘flaunt’ their sexuality will be prosecuted
24 July 2013 07:25 PM
Plight of the band has drawn international attention
24 July 2013 01:19 PM
US fugitive still awaiting papers allowing him to enter Russia while his request for asylum is being considered
19 July 2013 09:22 AM
The opposition leader Alexei Navalny was bailed pending his appeal today, less than 24 hours after he was given a five-year sentence for embezzlement in a trial widely regarded as political.
18 July 2013 08:40 AM
Activist conviction for corruption has been condemned by the EU and the US
15 July 2013 06:09 PM
One has an Oscar, the other rules oil-rich Azerbaijan with an iron fist. Can Rustam Ibragimbekov overcome Ilham Aliyev in the battle for the presidency?
13 July 2013 10:20 PM
Fugitive from US intelligence services emerges from hiding at Moscow airport and says he wants to be allowed to fly to Latin America
Marriage, Ukrainian-style: Hopeful bachelors from all over the world head to Odessa in search of a wife
13 July 2013 12:00 AM
Western men are flocking to Ukraine to find love. But Odessa's dating scene isn't quite what it seems, as Shaun Walker discovers.
'The height of absurdity': Moscow court finds whistle-blowing Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky guilty of fraud - three years after his death
11 July 2013 10:43 AM
Co-accused British investor also sentenced to nine years in prison - but is unlikely to be jailed
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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