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About Mary Dejevsky
Mary Dejevsky is a columnist and chief editorial writer for the Independent.
Articles by Mary Dejevsky
This week's editors
Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.
Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.
En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
The west's embrace can stifle. Russian democrats should turn back, look inwards and think forward, says Mary Dejevsky.
The departure of a president who put Russia back on the world map will be a crucial test of the country's constitutional and democratic processes, says Mary Dejevsky.
A Soviet-era perspective suggests to Mary Dejevsky that Russias current population trends offer grounds for optimism.
What have airport queues to do with democracy and citizenship? Everything, says Mary Dejevsky.
The fury of western human-rights groups over Russias law regulating NGOs is hypocritical, says Mary Dejevsky.
Gerhard Schröder lost the German election but spent the next three weeks refusing to stand aside. A democratic scandal, says Mary Dejevsky.
What happened in Kyrgyzstan riot, revolution, conspiracy, geopolitical game? Mary Dejevsky, in Bishkek, probes a central Asian mystery.
Is Russias problem its presidents strength or his weakness? Mary Dejevsky on the costs of misunderstanding Vladimir Putin.