Tag Archives: Russia

The EU must be more vocal in its criticism of Vladimir Putin

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While European governments have taken action against Russia’s violations of Ukrainian sovereignty, too little is being done about its violations of the rights and freedoms of its own population.

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The UK must not fall for the Putin smokescreen

Reactionaries from Sir Edward Lewigh to the Stop the War Coalition want us to forget the crimes, past and present, of Putin – and we absolutely should not

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The five worst MH17 conspiracy theories

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The Russian media, seemingly propped up by a rag-tag band of cyber conspiracy theorists, has been indulging some pretty bonkers stuff.

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Most Ukrainians prefer Europe over Russia

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Ukrainians are a lot less pro-Russian than the separatists in the East of the country would like the outside world to believe.

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So much for Alex Salmond the champion of equality

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Salmond’s admiration for Vladimir Putin demonstrates once again that there is nothing left-wing about the SNP, writes James Bloodworth.

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The West’s responsibility for the Ukrainian crisis

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The threat of war hanging over Ukraine is the ugly offspring of the West’s longstanding enabling of Russian imperialism, writes Marko Attila Hoare.

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Why conservatives can’t be trusted on Russia

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Conservatives of all stripes increasingly can’t be trusted on what is potentially the biggest geo-political issue of our time, writes James Bloodworth.

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Ukraine shows that Western politicians are no longer omnipotent

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Missing from public discourse over the crisis in Eastern Europe is a sense of how difficult it is for western officials to act in concert.

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5 persistent falsehoods about events in Ukraine

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Here are the five most common myths about events in Ukraine, together with a short explanation of why they are wrong.

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What the British left is saying about Ukraine

A look at how the British left has responded to the Russian invasion of Crimea.

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