Tag: Putin

‘Putting the situation into a bit of a context’ readings on the Russia / Ukraine conflict 27.4.22

Below is an eclectic range of readings about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine which is looking ever more like a proxy war between NATO and Russia. Eclectic because they cover the geo-politics of the situation, the way the narrative has been simplified to 'Zelensky good, Putin bad' and last but by no means … Continue reading ‘Putting the situation into a bit of a context’ readings on the Russia / Ukraine conflict 27.4.22

A headlong rush to a major war?

The four previous posts have featured readings dealing with the crisis in Ukraine and the geopolitics behind it. They cover a wide range of viewpoints and perspectives. Some we agree with, others not so much but they're useful so merit inclusion and there are a few we strongly disagree with. The aim of this exercise … Continue reading A headlong rush to a major war?

The Russia / Ukraine shitshow – some tentative, initial thoughts

Dave – the editor Just as the Covid crisis and the shitshow around how that was being leveraged for some pretty dubious ends comes to an end, a major war gets rolled onto the stage. It would have been nice to have a bit of a breather before the next crisis hits us but that's … Continue reading The Russia / Ukraine shitshow – some tentative, initial thoughts