Robin Ashenden

How Russia's war in Ukraine has changed Estonia's outlook

1 August 2022 9:48 pm

Estonian Independence Day – celebrating the country’s 1991 emancipation from the Soviet Union and the Kremlin – takes place on…

Tory MPs will regret giving Kemi and Penny the boot

24 July 2022 3:45 pm

If the chaos of recent weeks in British politics has clarified anything, it’s the almost complete schism between Conservative MPs and…

Boris Johnson will be a hard act to follow in Ukraine

16 July 2022 12:57 am

‘Every human life has many aspects,’ said the novelist Milan Kundera. ‘The past of each can just as easily arranged…

Will Putin succeed where Stalin and Khrushchev failed in Ukraine?

1 July 2022 4:38 pm

A few weeks after Putin’s war against Ukraine began on 24 February, an infamous article was published in RIA Novosti,…

Why Georgia is going mad for Ukraine

2 June 2022 7:00 pm

Georgia seems to have gone Ukraine crazy since the outbreak of war in February. Taxi drivers have the Ukrainian flag…