Luke Harding

Massacre in woods that brought war to Moscow’s metro

The plan had been straightforward: stuff their sacks, enjoy the countryside, and then head back home to the Chechen town of Achkoi-Martan.

As the trial of three men accused of murdering Anna Politkovskaya continues, Luke Harding reports from Moscow on one editor's fight for life.

Russia’s rich out of money

For the Moscow pensioners gathered next to Karl Marx's statue on Sunday there was, at last, something to be cheerful about.

Russian lawyer at centre of poisoning inquiry

Russia's leading human rights lawyer is at the centre of an investigation by French police after claiming she had been poisoned.

Happy birthday, Mr Putin, here’s a tiger!

On Friday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin showed off his latest birthday present: a rare two-and-a-half-month-old Siberian tiger.

New Ukraine poll looms as coalition collapses

Ukraine was on Tuesday night facing the prospect of further political instability after the pro-Western coalition formally collapsed.

Russia’s new rich spurn Zil for British luxury

The 100 000th Land Rover Freelander 2 recently rolled off the company's production line at Halewood on Merseyside, north west England.

Kremlin wins war but faces new battle

For Russia's leadership, it seemed everything had gone right. But victory in Georgia has been undermined by an alarming flight of capital.

Georgia: inside the villages

The scale of ethnic cleansing is strikingly apparent, writes Luke Harding.

Russia warned: Withdraw from Georgia, or else

European leaders warned Russia on Sunday to withdraw its forces rapidly from Georgia or face unspecified consequences.

A dirty little war in Georgia

What began as a skirmish has become a tragedy of global importance.

Moscow warns it could strike Poland over missile shield

The risk of a new era of East-West confrontation triggered by Russia's invasion of Georgia heightened on Friday.

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