Archive for 2022

The Russian Major General

Ukrainian defenders claim to have killed an eighth senior Russian military officer. So who exactly are the men that Vladimir Putin has charged with the task of annexing Ukraine?

Coup in Russia

Western leaders see the overthrow of Vladimir Putin’s government as one possible end to the Ukraine crisis. But would a coup be popular in Russia?

Chekhov’s Gun

Although the playwright Anton Chekhov is best known for the dramatic principle referred to as Chekhov's Gun, he also gave his name to a number of other less well-known precepts.