Mary Dejevsky

The Independent

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Chief Editorial Writer, and former Diplomatic Editor and Washington Bureau Chief, for The Independent newspaper in London; former Moscow Bureau Chief for the London Times

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Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

Brexit: Britain’s history and America’s future

Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

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President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK.

Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben…

President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK.

from To the Point

The so-called Panama Papers are making history in the United Kingdom. For the first time, politicians are releasing their tax returns — even though there is no legal requirement.

David Cameron Answers Questions about Finances

The so-called Panama Papers are making history in the United Kingdom. For the first time, politicians are releasing their tax returns — even though there is no legal requirement.

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