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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 Why did the west waste 20 years getting Putin all wrong?

I wonder if the Russian leader is edging past his peak; whether his sense of his country is now less sure

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Mary Dejevsky Boris Johnson’s journo past could be the key to his success as PM

The profession gives you skills that serve political leaders well, especially at a time when presentation matters. I would also say that, for better or worse, our prime minister is already showing us how

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Mary Dejevsky Hunt and Pompeo’s awkward tryst exposes ailing US-UK relationship

Rarely has the weakness of the UK’s current diplomatic position been laid as bare as it was this week

How EU expansion in the east drove Brexit and made Russia an enemy

Fifteen years on from the EU’s enlargement, the extension arguably sabotaged more than just the quest for an ever-closer union