Russia is struggling to recruit the troops it needs, despite offering more money and tightening its draft laws.
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Wagner chief, was reportedly killed on a private jet which went down almost 185 miles north of Moscow on Wednesday.
Former MI6 chief Alex Younger has said that instability caused by Wagner's failed coup could potentially change the course of the war.
There have been rumours for years that Russian president Vladimir Putin uses a body double and these have only intensified since the start of the war in Ukraine.
Prominent Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg has attracted criticism after he credited Brexit for both easing the cost of living crisis and preventing a victory for Vladimir Putin.
The Russian president has announced the country's temporary withdrawal from a landmark nuclear arms treaty and blamed the West for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine
At least 35 people were killed in a Russian air strike on an apartment building in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Saturday.
Ukraine's military intelligence chief Kyrylo Budanov says Vladimir Putin has been 'sick for a long time' and could die 'very soon'.
This layered political drama is grounded by a career best character turn from David Tennant, who imbues Alexander 'Sasha' Litvinenko with no small amount of dignity.
The host questioned what would happen without Western technology in Russia.
Major General Sir Richard Shirreff said that the West must fight a second cold war to prevent a third world war.
Sir Alex Younger says the West should be careful what it wishes for as the Russian president backs himself into a corner.
Moscow has had to push back its annual autumn conscription due to lack of capacity to train and equip its forces.
General Sir Richard Barrons said the deployment of WMD by Russia should be deterred by NATO and China.