Pavel Stroilov

Helmut Kohl

Revealed: the Kremlin files which prove that Nato never betrayed Russia

6 September 2014 9:00 am

Claims by Putin and Gorbachev about the post-Soviet settlement are contradicted by their country’s own secret records


Exclusive: the Kremlin's secret Margaret Thatcher files

20 April 2013 9:00 am

Soviet files reveal Margaret Thatcher to have been tougher with Gorbachev behind closed doors

Moscow’s jihadi

25 June 2011 12:00 am

The Russian secret service and the new al-Qa’eda commander


The Gorbachev files

26 March 2011 12:00 am

An 80th-birthday selection from the secret archives of the last Soviet leader

Kinnock and the Kremlin

11 November 2009 12:00 am

In the second part of our investigation into Labour’s dealings with the USSR, Pavel Stroilov reveals the secret Soviet diplomacy behind one leader’s most famous victory

Reaching through the Iron Curtain

4 November 2009 12:00 am

In the pages of the Kremlin’s secret diary, Pavel Stroilov discovers what Labour’s Soviet sympathisers said when they thought no one was listening