by Malcolm HASLETT (July 2020) I first met Marjorie in the early 1980s, when she was working for Amnesty – … More

Reflexions on the Tripartite

by Marjorie FARQUHARSON (1976) The 1976 Tripartite Conference was held in the Quaker Centre at Ben Lomond, Northern California. This … More

Khrushchev in retirement

By Roy MEDVEDEV (1979) On 2 October 1964, shortly after his meeting with Sukarno, Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev flew south for … More

Diary: After the Dictator

by Farid TUKHBATULLIN (2007) The inauguration of the new president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov, on 14 February this year excited the world … More

Media as Mouthpiece

By Alexei SIMONOV (2005) After a decade of freedom, the government has taken the national media firmly back under its … More

On Adoption

Some 6,500 children are in Scottish local authority care today – 20 of them babies – but the number of … More