Politicians like to huff and puff about Russian involvement in the downing of MH17, but it is Malaysia Airlines that should be held responsible.
Russia might just need to perform via satellite link this year.
Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov was murdered and left lying in the streets of Moscow. Was he murdered by the state? By Ukrainian nationals looking for a martyr? By a jealous lover? Freelance journalist Sasha Petrova reports.
Crikey readers have their say on the Queensland election, the failed Multi-function Polis and other issues of the day.
Years of self-centred Western foreign policy has left Russia disenfranchised. But there is a way forward.
In the 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the end of the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe, some countries have sunk back into old tyrannies.
Media reports are saying one of the passengers of downed flight MH17 was "wearing" an oxygen mask. This isn't true -- and it's nothing but disaster porn to say so.
The Coalition had a better week, indeed an almost Howardesque one, as it thrashed out a detail with Clive Palmer, intervened in Iraq and came up with nonsense about regional development.