Clara Ferreira Marques
Facing setbacks on the battlefield and the diplomatic stage, the Russian president is being pressed to call for nationwide mobilization. It’s already too late.
In his first meeting with his Chinese counterpart since the invasion of Ukraine, Russia’s leader got mostly hot air.
Even imperfect restrictions can turn an ailing economy into a moribund one.
Ukraine’s rapid advances on the battlefield have left both Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in an uncomfortable position heading into this week’s summit in Central Asia. Moscow should keep its expectations low.
RT is banned in the US and Europe—but winning friends in the developing world.
The last Soviet leader wanted democracy, openness and a thriving economy. Putin has undone all three.
Brazil’s president needs to sway middle-class women and evangelical voters to move up the polls in time for October’s election. Can the first lady help?
Indonesia’s strategy to move up the electric-vehicle value chain may require a big cleanup.
The Russian and Chinese leaders will turn up in Bali in November, the Indonesian president says, alongside their US counterpart and others. Then what?
After posting record earnings, the world’s biggest miner looks ahead to stimulus policies.
Prices are boiling over as extreme weather thrashes bean growers.
The human rights group has fallen into a fairness trap. Its secretary general’s response to critics has been more disturbing still.