There is many a cautionary tale for Arab leaders – and for arrogant Western ones – about Moscow’s dealings with the Middle East
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Sunday 17 March 2013
When the French actor Gérard Depardieu packed his bags and headed over the border to set up home in Belgium last year, everyone assumed he was trying to escape a new 75 per cent wealth tax introduced by President François Hollande.
Monday 25 February 2013
Torture allegations no problem to the French-born, newly Russian actor as he cosies up to Kadyrov
Thursday 14 February 2013
The British-educated Chechen man accused of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin has given his version of events to the Ukrainian court where he is standing trial.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Russian security services feared to be behind charges
Friday 08 February 2013
Cahal Milmo meets the man assigned to be Adam Osmayev’s guardian in Britain
Friday 21 December 2012
A Chechen newspaper has been closed down just hours after its editor-in-chief embarrassed the region’s Kremlin-backed leader while questioning Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The family of a murdered journalist expressed cynicism as the trial of a former police officer implicated in her killing began in Moscow.
Saturday 28 July 2012
This devastating reportage from Uganda's dirty wars takes the side of the children who suffer.
Friday 04 May 2012
At least 13 people have been killed and scores more injured in two powerful explosions in Russia's restive North Caucasus.
Monday 16 April 2012
Britain is being urged to confront Russia over its human rights record today when it chairs a high-level conference on the future of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Friday 06 April 2012
A prominent Russian journalist has become the latest reporter from Novaya Gazeta newspaper to be attacked. She was beaten late last night by unknown assailants in the Moscow suburb where she lives.
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