Russia Threatens Military Transports to Ukraine

Yesterday the Deputy Director of the North American department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergei Koshelev, announced that any vehicle carrying armaments across the (Polish) frontier into Ukraine would be considered a legitimate military target. Clearly there has been some difference of opinion on this matter hitherto between the Ministry and the Ministry of Defence, … Continue reading Russia Threatens Military Transports to Ukraine

   Looking Ahead: Hard Lessons from Russia’s War in Ukraine 

We appear to be months short of a satisfactory peace settlement in Ukraine. And it is too early to be definite about everything. Yet it is worth mulling over what lessons to draw for the long term from this sorry episode in international relations.            First, everyone without direct access to satellite intelligence and lengthy … Continue reading    Looking Ahead: Hard Lessons from Russia’s War in Ukraine 

Censorship in Russia is now Complete

Novaya gazeta has closed down while the war continues. It was the last of the media outlets attempting to carry on reporting as normal. ОТ РЕДАКЦИИ Мы приостанавливаем работу Заявление редакции «Новой газеты» «Новая газета»  -7 часов назад