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Edward Lucas

Edward Lucas

Senior Editor, The Economist

Edward Lucas is the international section editor at The Economist, the world’s foremost newsweekly, where he has covered the central and east European region for over 25 years. He is the author of The New Cold War (2008), a prescient account of Vladimir Putin’s Russia; Deception (2011), an investigative account of east-west espionage; and The Snowden Operation (2014), which was published as an e-book. He is a regular contributor to BBC’s Today and Newsnight, and to NPR, CNN and Sky News. Lucas is regularly cited by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the top 100 Twitterati. For many years a foreign correspondent, he was based in Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Moscow and the Baltic states. His weekly column for European Voice (Brussels) has appeared since 2005; he also writes for the Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Foreign Policy and Standpoint. As well as working for The Independent, the BBC and The Sunday Times, he co-founded an English-language weekly in Tallinn, Estonia: The Baltic Independent.

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Russia is Becoming Our Enemy Again - Moderator

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The Kremlin threatens the West again, but most of all it hurts the Russian people.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Ukrainians are fighting and dying for the right to be European--but they have been betrayed by the failure of a weak and divided West to stand up to the Kremlin.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Lucas critiques Putinism and explains how Russia’s amoral present is rooted in failure to come to terms with its past.

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Tuesday, September 2, 2008