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Mary Dejevsky

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.

How Theresa May could force through Brexit – and split the Tory Party

A competent negotiator should be able to bring enough dissenters on board to produce a majority in the House of Commons

Brexit Britain is as precarious as the dying days of the Soviet Union

Who would venture to forecast with any confidence that the UK will still be the UK in its current composition in the next 20 years?

Trump's plan to ditch an old arms treaty is not a disaster

East-west relations now may be fraught once again, but the contrast between then and now – not least in Europe – is one reason why the INF treaty may indeed be reaching the end of its useful life

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Mary Dejevsky Macedonia's identity crisis could shape the future of the EU

The stronger the sense of identity, the harder it is to make concessions – and Macedonians’ sense of their uniqueness is extremely strong