How NERC handles its boat-naming competition carries implications for the referendum
Apr 18, 2016
Despite repeated questions on Britain’s possible departure from EU, Canada's finance minister says it’s for British people to decide
Apr 01, 2016
Finance Minister refuses to be drawn into Brexit debate at invite-only breakfast meeting
Apr 01, 2016
Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Brussels is just the latest in a string of tragedies to strike the beleaguered European Union. Is it on the brink of collapse?
Mar 25, 2016
London bookmakers raise the odds of a so-called Brexit to 36 per cent, from 33 per cent, on assumption Brussels bombing would make staying in Europe look less appetizing
Mar 22, 2016
. That was two years ago. Mark MacKinnon reports on how Ukraine's latest crisis involves its politicians.
Mar 18, 2016
Bank of England governor criticized by supporters of Leave option for ‘political partisanship’ in appearance before House committee
Mar 08, 2016
The Russian President is trying to convince his country that its prestige is growing abroad, but his claims of foreign-policy victories could prove ineffective if they are not followed by turnaround in suffering economy
Mar 06, 2016
Boris Nemtsov, a regional governor and later deputy prime minister when Boris Yeltsin was president during the 1990s, was shot four times in the back as he walked home with his girlfriend last Feb. 27
Feb 27, 2016
One year after Boris Nemstov was murdered, Russian liberals are still trying to find their voice ahead of a fall election
Feb 26, 2016
Mark MacKinnon is currently based in London, where he is The Globe and Mail's Senior International Correspondent. In that posting he has reported on the Syrian refugee crisis, the rise of Islamic State, the war in eastern Ukraine and Scotland's independence referendum.
Mark recently spent five years as the newspaper's Beijing correspondent. There he won accolades for his investigations into the garment industry in Asia - as well as the Canadian-listed companies Sino-Forest and Silvercorp - and for his reporting from the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.
Mark has also been posted to the Middle East and Moscow for The Globe and Mail. He has covered the arrival of Canada's troops in Afghanistan, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, Russia's war in Chechnya, the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah conflict.
A four-time National Newspaper Award winner, Mark is also the author of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics - which was published in 2007 by Random House - and The China Diaries, an e-book of his train travels through the Middle Kingdom along with photographer John Lehmann.
He has interviewed many world leaders, including former Israeli president Shimon Peres, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi.