Europe caught in the headlights

The European Union, with its expansionist policies and political meddling, must take some of the blame for the recent events in Ukraine and for Russia's reaction to them, writes Tom McGurk.

9th March, 2014
Surely talk of sanctions is simply twaddle.

I wonder how the Russian Ambassador managed to keep a straight face. I bet that the Foreign Affairs folk who witnessed the meeting were still falling over their usually excellent lunches long after it was over. Perhaps I should stress that the event I am referring to occurred - not during the Gaiety Theatre panto season - but down the road from Government Buildings.

It happened last Tuesday morning when the Ambassador of the Russian...

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