Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
13 February 2013 06:33 PM
Russian security services feared to be behind charges
12 February 2013 06:39 PM
Head of political party offers £8,000 for author's body part over controversial novel
Russian coal mine blast kills 18 people, heightening concerns over country's ageing infrastructure and poor safety standards
11 February 2013 02:48 PM
Blast took place at a depth of about 800 metres at the Vorkutinsky mine, in the city of Vorkuta
10 February 2013 05:47 PM
Ukraine’s real-life Barbie girl loves living in her Barbie world. Shaun Walker meets her in Odessa
08 February 2013 10:00 PM
In 1998 he was doing his A-levels at an elite college near Stroud. Now he’s on trial in Ukraine for trying to kill the Russian President. Shaun Walker investigates in Odessa
08 February 2013 07:20 PM
Moscow police say they have arrested the man they believe was behind a mafia-style hit on a Russian businessman in London last year.
07 February 2013 07:14 PM
Last week, a flight from Moscow to Phuket was forced to land in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, after a passenger got so aggressive that a fight broke out on board and the pilot decided the safety of the crew and other passengers was at risk. The incident, just a week after a drunk passenger assaulted a steward on a flight to Hurghada in Egypt, has again raised the issue of mile-high hooliganism in Russia.
07 February 2013 06:22 PM
The historic document that heralded the collapse of the Soviet Union has gone missing from an archive in Belarus, according to one of its signatories.
05 February 2013 06:11 PM
Vladimir Putin's retaliatory ban on American adoptions is hurting some of the nation's most disadvantaged
30 January 2013 07:33 PM
The name has changed, but the city remains defined by the brutal battle that ended 70 years ago
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke
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