The Kremlin doesn't have the luxury of choosing allies: It has to go with adventurers and risk-takers
For Leonid Bershidsky's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Leave it to European courts to decide whether to treat him as a spy or an investigative journalist.
The hard-rock group's controversial new song explores national identity by confronting painful history.
A new law outlaws some disposable products, but doesn't curb the EU's huge exports of waste.
White supremacists should finally receive the government attention they deserve
If you take arms sales as a proxy for influence, the U.S.'s global dominance looks to be resilient.
Now spoken at a useful level by 1.7 billion people around the world, the language doesn't belong to the Anglosphere anymore.
What's fundamentally wrong with the hoaxes is that they establish a false link between internet use and suicide where plenty of real links exist.
Don't use one of the world's most competitive economies as an argument against it.
Self-driving vehicles powered by artificial intelligence might not have the same priorities as their human owners.