Helen Szamuely

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Helen Szamuely was born in Moscow, then the Soviet Union and educated in Hungary, Ghana and the UK. She has a First in History from the University of Leeds and a D.Phil from the University of Oxford. She is a researcher in the House of Lords and Head of Research for the Bruges Group, Britain's leading eurosceptic think-tank as well as being one of the best known bloggers on the right. She was co-founder of the EU Referendum blog and now runs her own, Your Freedom and Ours, as well as editing the Conservative History Journal website. Helen broadcasts regularly on the BBC Russian Service and has written for the New Culture Forum, the Salisbury Review, Standpoint and the Social Affairs Forum.


Britain

A Tale of Two Etonians

A Tale of Two Etonians

February 23, 2012

They are both Conservative politicians and both Etonians of the same vintage,

Britain

A Nightmare of Olympic Proportions

A Nightmare of Olympic Proportions

February 01, 2012

The omens were bad from the beginning. The day after the IOC awarded the 2012

Over the Hill

An Older, Better Future

An Older, Better Future

January 13, 2012

Demography’s specter is haunting Europe, where low native birthrates and

Russia Watch

The People v. Putin

The People v. Putin

December 16, 2011

On the Monday after the Russian Duma election, thousands gathered in Moscow and

Russia

Disunited Russia

Disunited Russia

December 06, 2011

As predicted, United Russia lost ground in Sunday’s Duma elections. In fact,

Cultural Caviar

The Eternal Appeal of Whodunits

The Eternal Appeal of Whodunits

November 28, 2011

In most of its manifestations, the detective story is a modern morality tale