Articles by Bennett Murray

  • A woman kneels down next to a child and both smile

    Defiance in Kyiv

    As lives are turned upside down by war, Bennett Murray reports from Kyiv on the defiant mood in the Ukrainian capital.
  • A blue and yellow metro train

    Country profile: Ukraine

    Written well before Russia’s recent invasion, this 2020 profile of Ukraine, by Bennett Murray, provides context to the often-raised issue of fascism in the country.
  • It’s lonely on the Left in Hong Kong

    Bennett Murray speaks to Avery Ng, the leader of Hong Kong’s most leftwing party within the democracy movement.
  • Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Củ Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers

    Country Profile: Vietnam

    The Vietnam of yesteryear that many Westerners use as a reference point for the nation is long outdated, writes Bennett Murray.