For nearly seven years the issue of Crimea has been trumpeted as if it were a bedrock principle of Ukraine’s sovereignty. Now it turns out the Kiev regime would be happy with a grubby pay-off, Finian Cunningham writes.
Eric S. MARGOLIS Time was when Britain’s mighty fleets ruled a quarter of the earth’s surface. I’ve been savoring the names of its dreadnaughts and battle cruisers like George V, Prince of Wales, Hood, Princess Royal, Iron Duke and scores […]
Boris Johnson won’t achieve “Global Britain” by ordering military confrontation, but he may well achieve military escalation, Brian Cloughley writes.
On June 23, 2021 HMS Defender entered Russia’s territorial waters and sailed some 12 miles (19km) off Crimea’s coast. The peninsula is not recognized by the United Kingdom as Russian land and London believes it to be illegally occupied Ukrainian territory. A BBC correspondent was on board the navy ship and his version of what happened is different from official accounts of both Britain and Russia.