Marketing himself as a newcomer to politics, TV Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is currently in the lead in the run-up to Ukraine’s presidential elections. But maybe he’s not as disconnected to the wheels of power as he appears.
John Mitchinson on the ideologue who revived ‘Eurasianism’. Is Dugin really the Rasputin behind a more aggressive Kremlin? Or is he another post-truth prank?
100 years after the horrific expression of British brutality in India, the Government still appears unwilling to formally apologise for the killings in Jallianwala Bagh.
Following confirmation that Julian Assange has been arrested – twice – today, Byline Times provides the background to his legal battles and asks which allegations will be prioritised.
Nicola Driscoll-Davies returns from Malta with more chilling details on the financial and legal threats Daphne Caruana Galizia was dealing with in the weeks before her assassination
The complicated love-hate relationship of immigrants from former colonies with the British Empire cannot be ignored if lessons are to be learned in post-Brexit Britain, says Hardeep Matharu
A hacked trove of documents shows Russia’s interior ministry struggling to cope with a refugee crisis caused by President Putin’s Ukrainian adventure
John Cleese wonders why Trump supporters are not terrified by his ramblings. And then the awful truth dawns…
Attorney General Barr appears to be living up to his nickname of the “Coverup General,” this time by burying the substance of the Mueller report and selectively editing the information that will see the light of day.
Nazir Afzal, OBE, decries the Far Fight exploitation of the victims of child sexual abuse in ‘street grooming’ cases in Britain’s northern towns, and explains how ‘endless Islamophobia’ and propaganda provokes violence
Why the West took a risk ignoring Russia’s subversive infiltration in Ukraine.
Natalia Kaliada of the Belarus Free Theatre and Mark and Marichka Marczyk explain how protestors can’t abandon the barricades if they are to defend their freedoms.
Faisal Khan profiles high-flying democrat Tulsi Gabbard. What does she stand for? What does she believe in? And who funds her?
Counter-misinformation group director tells parliamentary session how his Institute of Statecraft was a casualty of 21st Century ‘Hybrid War’
Clearly, Mueller isn’t afraid to bring charges against those who lie to investigators — and based on Cohen’s testimony, that may even include the president.
Trump allies join forces with Putin proxies to seize control through the Trojan horse of Russian gas.
In her first of a series investigating the assassination of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Nicola Driscoll-Davies explores new revelations from the recent Parliamentary report into Fake News and Disinformation
Maltese Investigative Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was subject to a staggering number of legal challenges before she was assassinated in 2017
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s final report on disinformation and fake news reveals new evidence and calls for new investigations into dark data, dark money and Russian influence in British elections.
The revelation that the special counsel’s office is still unraveling mysteries at “the heart” of the Russia investigation seems to contradict the recent suggestion by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker that the inquiry is “close to being completed.”
The conflict in Ukraine came with the suppression of hopeful young people waving the blue and yellow flag of the EU. They saw in that symbol a sign of hope that we have all but lost sight of in the UK.
As Steve Bannon is identified of the ‘High-Ranking’ Trump Campaign official in the Roger Stone indictment, the question of Russian collusion not only moves upwards to the President, but across the Atlantic
The arrest of Trump’s long time political advisor for his contact with Wikileaks and Russian hacking of the Democratic Party has two key leads to the UK and Brexit
“This isn’t the first time we’ve discovered commodities traders using questionable middlemen to broker shady deals, and unless they start changing their approach to corruption, it won’t be the last.”
Faisal Khan examines the crisis in Venezuela, what has caused it and what might be done to help resolve it. Venezuela is currently facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. From being Latin America’s richest country, it is now one of South America’s most impoverished. As Moisés Naím and Francisco Toro, writing in Foreign Affairs put it: ‘Its…
Who are the ‘Gilets Jaunes’? What are their aims? And is anyone sponsoring or organising them?
The first in an occasional series to accompany the UNTOLD: Dial M for Mueller podcast with Carole Cadwalldr on why Britain needs an FBI-style investigation into Brexit.
UN Special Rapporteur Professor Philip Alston believes the perception that human rights are only for criminals or the most vulnerable is damaging