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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.

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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Mary Dejevsky Learning more about our genetic futures can be helpful – but dangerous

Earlier this year, the health secretary announced a gene-sequencing project that would be sold to patients by the NHS. But it could see a two-tier health service develop as a result

Why the hostility to a US exit from Syria?

Syria is at a point where the western powers must choose whether to cooperate in its future or turn their backs out of resentment for Russia

How Russia has really distorted the Trump balance sheet

The real debits and the real credits of the president’s first two years are being widely missed, for one reason and one reason alone