Mary Dejevsky

United Kingdom

Chief editorial writer and a columnist at The Independent.

Materials

How the New US Sanctions Could Rebound
23.08.2017
With Germany among its strongest supporters, Nordstream II is unlikely to be derailed by US sanctions. But this does not mean there will be no damage to EU-US relations. As Juncker’s words show, some

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Whatever Happened to the Refugee Crisis?
18.07.2017
While Europe’s refugee crisis two years on may look somewhat different now it is broken up into constituent parts, the original problem remains. The Schengen agreement, which abolished border controls

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Brexit One Year on: if Anything, the United Kingdom Is Even Less United Than It…
30.06.2017
It is hard to believe that it is a year since the UK voted to leave the European Union. In some ways it seems only like yesterday: the surprise and the shock are still so raw. In other ways, it seems

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Brexit Has So Far United, Not Divided, the EU
01.06.2017
The immediate effect of the Brexit vote on the rest of the EU seems to be the opposite of the fragmentation that was forecast. And perhaps, without the UK cuckoo in its nest, the EU can actually

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Renewed Focus on Security Makes Theresa May’s Position Stronger Ahead of…
23.05.2017
The Manchester attack came at a time when Theresa May was trying to recover from a serious misjudgement on social and health policy. That mistake – which called into question the Conservatives’ claim

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Boris’s On-Off Trip to Moscow (And What It Says about a Lot Else)
10.04.2017
Boris Johnson’s on-off trip to Moscow is finally, definitively, off. And so, for the time being, is the hope of any new start in the notoriously difficult relationship between the UK and Russia. But

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Britain May Introduce Trump-Style Travel Restrictions After Attack
23.03.2017
It is too early to know more details about what appears to have been an attempted attack on the Houses of Parliament in London, but the date – the first anniversary of the attacks in Brussels – may be

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Valdai Club Report - in Search of a New World Order
10.02.2016
There is clear disappointment that no lasting East-West settlement has been achieved over the past quarter century that would erase that division. But there is also a new sense of hard-headed realism.

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On the Chatham House Russia Report
08.07.2015
Last month, the London think-tank, Chatham House, published “The Russian Challenge”, a 58-page report looking at Russia in the light of events in Ukraine and making policy recommendations.

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Minsk-2: The Ceasefire Agreement and Roadmap
13.02.2015
The agreement seems to contain many elements that will be essential for any longer-term settlement, and these represent concessions by all sides. Kiev seems to have accepted a measure of special

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Obituary: Richard Beeston
24.05.2013
Richard Beeston, one of the leading foreign affairs writers in contemporary British journalism and a Member of the Valdai Club, passed away on May 19 2013 aged 50.
Valdai Club Experts on Russian Political Trends
09.08.2012
Putin, and the conservative advisers he is currently listening to, have yet to show that they realize the scale of the political change that is taking place in Russia. It is generational. It is an