The fate of Flight MH17 has taught us that the problems other countries face can quickly become disastrous for all of us.
Politicians like to huff and puff about Russian involvement in the downing of MH17, but it is Malaysia Airlines that should be held responsible.
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.
Crikey readers share their views on MH17 and Fairfax's new plans for its regional newspapers.
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.