The British establishment likes to boast that they “punch above their weight” in terms of influence beyond their territorial size. It’s not hard to see how they manage such a feat. It’s called duplicity, intrigue, lies, and dividing and ruling.
The indulgence and fawning must have given Navalny a sense of impunity, reinforcing his megalomania and attention-seeking, Finian Cunningham writes.
It has never been Russia’s intention to invade Ukraine: this has been clear to the objective analysts of Western professional military institutions.
Perhaps the President of the Czech Republic is simply powerless to control his own foreign policy?