Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
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
A last audience for Vladimir Putin's 'grey cardinal' as the architect of Kremlin policy, Vladislav Surkov, quits
08 May 2013 06:54 PM
The man behind Russia’s tightly controlled political system, has resigned – but did he jump or was he pushed?
07 May 2013 07:22 PM
Regime and rebels will be invited to attend after John Kerry strikes deal with Sergei Lavrov in Moscow
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public can visit police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges