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The UK  is about to leave the main political-economic club on the continent without any broader strategy as to how it will manage its relationship with that organisation. Photograph:  Olivier Matthys/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Beyond vague slogans and nostalgic evocation of bygone glories, Brexiteers have always struggled to articulate a coherent vision of Britain’s place in(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy: ‘Since March 2014, when Russia’s membership of the G8 was suspended, nothing has changed.’ Photograph: Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via Reuters

Ukraine and its major European allies have criticised US president Donald Trump’s suggestion that Russia should be readmitted to the G7 club of rich n(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin  and French president Emmanuel Macron: met to discuss the way ahead. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin

President Emmanuel Macron positioned himself as an intermediary between Russia, Europe and the G7 group of the world’s leading democracies by receivin(...)

 Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev  and US president Ronald Reagan  signing  the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty in the White House on December 8th,  1987. Photograph:  Reuters

The US is poised to increase its stock of intermediate missiles as the country formally pulled out of a long-standing nuclear treaty on Friday. The m(...)

Critics say RT, which broadcasts news in English, Arabic and Spanish, is the propaganda arm of the Russian state and aims to undermine confidence in western institutions. Photograph: File/Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty

Russia on Friday warned British media operating on its territory that they should be ready for consequences after Britain’s media regulator fined the (...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrives for the National Day of Commemoration ceremony in Dublin on Sunday. Mr Coveney has warned online platforms of their responsibility to police the “ever-evolving threat” of disinformation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The State’s security services are “appraising” a suspected Russian intelligence operation to spread fake news online targeting divisions in Ireland an(...)

British prime minister Theresa May during a press conference on the second day of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. Photograph: EPA

Theresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian cost of the conflict in Yemen during a face-to-face meeting w(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin during his interview with the Financial Times in Moscow on Thursday. Photograph: Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via Reuters

Just before midnight, Vladimir Putin perks up at the mention of the word “risk”. It encapsulates the man and his 20 years in power. Latterly, Russia (...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin arrives at a state council meeting in Moscow on Wednesday. Photograph: Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via Reuters

Vladimir Putin has trumpeted the growth of national populist movements in Europe and America, crowing that liberalism is spent as an ideological force(...)

Arlene Foster. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A forged email purporting to show DUP leader Arlene Foster supporting the EU’s position on Brexit was used by Russians in an online disinformation cam(...)

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