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Mary Dejevsky

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Mary Dejevsky is an Independent columnist on foreign affairs, having previously been the title’s foreign correspondent in Moscow, Paris and Washington. She has written about the collapse of communism from inside Moscow, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Iraq War and is a key authority on Russian politics, and on diplomatic relations between the Kremlin and the west.
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Mary Dejevsky Hong Kong’s protesters should be wary of provoking Chinese oppression

It may be 30 years since the Tiananmen Square crackdown, but there’s no sign Beijing has become more tolerant

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Mary Dejevsky Trump’s state visit was a welcome return to straight-talking politics

You may not like the way he tweets or the way our own politicians have adopted the same startling directness, but there is surely a virtue in national leaders saying things as they see them

The Mueller report leaves Trump’s critics searching their souls

To credit Russia with swinging the result is to exaggerate Russian power in the same way that Soviet military capability was overestimated

Our Brexit mess is down to an utterly broken party system

It is hard to imagine a time when the Brexit shambles will be over. If and when it is, however, this humiliating experience surely demands that we take a new look at how the UK is governed

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