Who is ‘Russian’ for the exit?

A Russian bomber over Cornwall, a Russian warship in the English Channel and worries that Russia may try to destabilise the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Are we heading for another Cold War? Given the neglect of our armed forces in recent years by all political parties, we have to hope not. The UK is not alone though with many other NATO countries having been forced into military spending cuts due to the ‘age of austerity’. In addition, the House of Lords EU committee has accused the UK and EU of a ‘catastrophic misreading’ of the mood in the Kremlin in the run up to the Ukraine crisis.

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