Current Affairs


Echoes of a Soviet Past

Blood, tears, riot shields and rocks; perhaps not the collection of nouns attendees of the Eastern Partnership summit in Lithuania hoped would mark the close of business in Vilnius.


The Apathetic Revolution

Try as I might, it seems I can’t escape Russell Brand at the moment. From generating a storm following his appearance on Newsnight, to…

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Egypt: A tale of two peoples

Warning news headlines. Hushed conversations between neighbours. Rumours of the unknown and both fear and excitement run rampant in the city of Cairo. Almost…