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
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