Tag Archives: Ukraine

Crumbling International relationships


The current pain and distress that is emanating from various corners of the world is only a snapshot of the chaos which some of us allow to impact our world view from time to time. If we were truly able to measure … Continue reading

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A mockery of proper democratic practice


The words of William Hague following yesterdays predictable referendum in Ukraine who said “Nothing in the way that the referendum has been conducted should convince anyone that it is a legitimate exercise. The referendum has taken place at 10 days’ notice, … Continue reading

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Lessons from Ukraine?


Yesterday in the House of Commons Edward Leigh made the following admission “We have had an interesting statement and questions on Ukraine, but such issues are complex, and it is hard to express difficult economic and historical arguments in a 30-second … Continue reading

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Our place in the World


This morning in an interview with Andrew Marr, William Hague admitted that there was no prospect of Military Intervention in the dispute between President Putin and what remains of the Ukraine Government. Although this risks portraying impotence in our proud and powerful … Continue reading

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