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LGBT Books Banned in Russia

Censorship abounds as a theme in literature. George Orwell’s 1984 and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale are classic examples. In a now chilling turn of reality, Putin has banned what…

Ally of Putin stripped of University of Edinburgh Degree

Russian MP Vyacheslav Nikonov has had his honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh formally revoked. Nikonov has been stripped of the degree as a result of his endorsement of…

Make Peace Not War

This article was originally submitted on the 30th March 2022 President Joe Biden, on a recent visit to Warsaw, shared his thoughts on the war in Ukraine: “For God’s sake,…

Putin’s ‘peace’ demands

This article was originally submitted on the 30th March Last week, Russian officials announced that the fourth round of peace negotiations with Ukraine had failed to produce any agreement between…

Putin’s pyrrhic victories

This article was originally submitted on the 24th March We’ve seen it all before: notorious, power-mad dictator uses a massive army to brutally invade a smaller neighbour, citing “shared history”…

A shambolic response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

This article was originally submitted on the 12th March 2022 For the past few weeks, one thing has dominated the news: the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of people –…

Britain’s reliance on Russian money

In what will come as a surprise to nobody except our bumbling prime minister, Johnson’s government has, yet again, surrounded itself in controversy. This week, it’s the cushy relationship our…

Venice Biennale, Russia and Ukraine: The big, the bad and the innocent

“There is no place for art when civilians are dying under the fire of missiles when citizens of Ukraine are hiding in shelters when Russian protesters are getting silenced.” Alexandra…