Post Tagged with: "Russia"

How could I forget his birthday?

How could I forget his birthday?

April 29, 2017 at 9:57 am 0 comments

You know how it is. All sorts of petty concerns get in one’s way, and somebody’s birthday slips one’s mind. So here’s a belated happy birthday to Russia’s beloved statesman. Vlad Lenin, the founder of the very same Soviet Union Vlad Putin wants to recreate, thereby reversing “the greatest geopoliticalRead More

Hitchens’s attack on Ukrainian independence

Hitchens’s attack on Ukrainian independence

February 22, 2016 at 2:37 pm 1 comment

The other day I suggested that trying to support a wrong proposition can make even intelligent people sound silly. Any defence of Russia’s aggression against the Ukraine does just that. Witness Peter Hitchens, who generally makes sense when arguing in favour of supportable propositions, such as leaving the EU orRead More

Has post-Soviet Russia really morphed into a bulwark of Christian morality?

Has post-Soviet Russia really morphed into a bulwark of Christian morality?

April 26, 2015 at 7:40 pm 3 comments

In today’s upside down world, Russia, which for seventy years had aggressively exported atheist materialism, both overtly and covertly, is becoming the defender of the principles that used to be the badge of the Christian West, while a composite swathe of authorities in the West are now openly promoting theRead More

Europaführer Angie triumphs again – twice

Europaführer Angie triumphs again – twice

February 14, 2015 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Two days ago I wrote a piece whose message was summed up in its title: “There will be no Grexit.” At that time international economists were demonstrating, calculators in hand, that it was economically impossible for Greece to stay in the Eurozone definitely, and in the EU probably. And AngieRead More