Russia vs The West
Total 5 Posts
The Kremlin’s weapons of mass distraction are designed to keep Kyiv and allies guessing.
Putin’s plan to stop Ukraine turning to the west has failed – Support for Nato is at an all-time high6 min read
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been a military fiasco for Russia. Moscow’s fears that Ukraine was turning towards the west prompted the invasion. This has backfired dramatically.
Vladimir Putin sees his war in Ukraine as an existential war, while the West sees it as a war of choice. The West needs to understand the messages coming from Russia, not ignore them.
Putin calls up more troops in Ukraine and threatens nuclear option in a speech which ups the ante but shows Russia’s weakness6 min read
Vladimir Putin has played most of his cards now and is still not winning on the ground in Ukraine. His televised address to the Russian people is a desperate attempt to raise the stakes over the war.
How did a young risk-taking politician take complete control of Russia and destabilise Europe and the US? Twenty years on, his dangerously aggressive and risky rule must be ended.