Latest articles from Roger Mullin

COMMENT We can’t rely on UK to help the innocent during or after the war in Ukraine

TWO years before her murder in Moscow in 2006, Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s book Putin’s Russia was published to huge acclaim. It includes the story of the horrors inflicted during the second Chechen war, a war conducted at the behest of Vladimir Putin. Attacks on medical centres and old people’s homes, rape, pillage, torture and other atrocities became part of Russia’s weapons of war.

Scottish stock exchange is the kind of optimism we ought to have

I AM optimistic about the future. This might seem a strange thing to write in the midst of Brexit chaos, with a UK government and parliament in gridlock, and huge global challenges. It is easy to feel pessimistic, even fearful, about what the future holds – so why the optimism?