The oligarch coyly referred to in the international media as “Putin’s chef” but identified by the U.S. and European governments as a well-heeled emissary of the Kremlin, Prigozhin has been here, there and everywhere, interfering in democratic elections and deploying his “Wagner” mercenary forces to fight in undeclared Russian wars all over the world. He’s […]
“This year, we’ve conducted more than a dozen intercepts, the most in recent years. The importance of our continued efforts to project air defence operations in and through the north has never been more apparent.”
‘Applaud’ Trump for taking military action against the Assad regime for its latest use of chemical weapons, and for signalling his resolve to do so again if these heinous attacks continue, said Senator John McCain, Chairman of the powerful Armed Services Committee.
The resignation yesterday of the head of the Government’s legal department, Jonathan Jones, may not be a matter of war and peace. But the principle is the same: the dangers for Britain of a Prime Minister making up international law as he goes along are clear.
Writing in The Daily Telegraph, former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper said countries like Britain ‘must avoid a China-centric view’ and called on Mr Johnson to help the UK ‘assume a much greater role in global affairs than has been the case in many years’.
“Young people ambitious for a career in journalism should at all costs avoid Russian state propaganda organs,” he warned “With that on your CV, you’ll never get an interview, let alone a job, with a genuine news outlet.” — Oliver Kamm (@OliverKamm) September 11, 2020
It is a key area of interest for British military forces. The UK has in recent years joined Norwegian forces in ice conflict training exercises in the High North, as thawing ice creates a growing security threat over resources and shipping routes in the region.
In the first-ever media briefing at DI’s base in Cambridgeshire, he said the shifting global picture has changed the character of warfare in ways that will challenge the West to keep pace with adversaries who do not play by the rules.
It was, he said, of high purity and persistence, and would not affected by weather conditions – confirming the British view that this is a military-grade nerve agent called Novichok, which is only made at the secret and closed military town Shikhany in central Russia.
Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel: Through good times and bad No insult intended but … “I don’t mean to insult anybody, but Ms. Merkel’s statement is an outburst of a long-accumulated anger over limited sovereignty,” Putin told the press in Saint Petersburg in 2017, commenting on an election campaign address that the German leader had […]