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Vladimir Putin sees his war in Ukraine as an existential war, while the West sees it as a war of choice. The West needs to understand the messages coming from Russia, not ignore them.
Putin calls up more troops in Ukraine and threatens nuclear option in a speech which ups the ante but shows Russia’s weakness6 min read
Vladimir Putin has played most of his cards now and is still not winning on the ground in Ukraine. His televised address to the Russian people is a desperate attempt to raise the stakes over the war.
The mother of one of my Ukrainian friends leaves London next month. She’s going home, my friend says, her eyes lowered. For how long, it’s not clear.
How did a young risk-taking politician take complete control of Russia and destabilise Europe and the US? Twenty years on, his dangerously aggressive and risky rule must be ended.
A Conservative MP on the dilemmas Vladimir Putin’s regime poses for the UK: time to choose between freedom and corruption, between independence and dirty money, he argues.