Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
24 May 2013 07:07 PM
Lawyers for the key witness in the case against Alexander Lebedev, the Russian businessman and financial backer of The Independent, have said he is unable to return to Russia to testify.
23 May 2013 07:49 PM
Court hears evidence from people who only saw the alleged assault on television
22 May 2013 06:47 PM
As if one Ramzan Kadyrov were not trouble enough, for a while this week it appeared that the world might have to deal with two of them. Chechnya's controversial president posted a number of photographs on his Instagram account laughing and joking with a body double. Both men were dressed in the same outfits and bore such a close resemblance to each other that it was impossible to tell which was which.
22 May 2013 08:00 AM
The actors are in Grozny to talk about their new movie – and nothing else. Shaun Walker joins the roadshow
20 May 2013 08:49 PM
The businessman Alexander Lebedev told a Russian court that he did not understand the accusations against him of “hooliganism motivated by political hatred” that could see him jailed for up to five years.
15 May 2013 01:05 PM
Shaun Walker meets the Communist party faithful as the Soviet leader goes back on display
14 May 2013 06:08 PM
A homosexual man tortured to death. A TV star sacked after coming out on air. How did Russia end up like this?
14 May 2013 01:42 PM
Shaun Walker on the scarcely believable tale of the wig-wearing diplomat expelled from Moscow
'History of Syria being written in blood of its people' says David Cameron after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin
10 May 2013 05:31 PM
But talks appeared to provide little concrete progress in search for solution to the crisis
09 May 2013 12:00 AM
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