Calling Mr Trump

That some people think Xi Jinping of China could be the right person to restrain Putin’s determination to become an archetypal Bond...

Money & Corruption

‘Where there's corruption in government, somebody or everybody's making a lot of money. That makes it dangerous.’ (Kenneth Eade) Putin...

Problem Children

We’ve all been guilty of incursions into other lands and let’s not deny it. But nice behaviour in 2022 means not deciding to grab a...

Another Man's Shoes

What are you doing today? Reading this over a sandwich at work? Or perhaps at home making lunch for the children? Maybe you’re browsing...

What makes a leader?

A Ukrainian comedian turned politician is rising inexorably to the role of war leader against the most aggressive Russian foe. Every now...

Birthday Cakes

What message does the BBC think it sends out to the world when its sole focus in the weeks of build-up to the Ukraine invasion was...