• Posts Tagged ‘Putin’

    Trump And Putin And The UK Right: The World Turned On Its Head

    by  • November 5, 2016 • Politics • 0 Comments

    “My fellow Americans, I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever.  We begin bombing in five minutes.” US President Ronald Reagan’s radio sound check joke in 1984 perfectly caught the mood of America-Russia relations throughout most of the twentieth century.  For Conservatives particularly, the Soviet Union was...

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    Third World War: Two Steps Closer

    by  • October 15, 2016 • Comment • 0 Comments

    Later today (Saturday) talks will take place in Switzerland between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The aim: to broker another ceasefire in Syria. Kerry has already said he doesn’t expect any positive results. Why?  US-Russia relations have not been so poor since the Cold War, and they’re...

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