Calling time on Putin’s antics

Calling time on Putin’s antics

After years of financial and political skulduggery, the world, and Ireland, has finally woken up to the need to rein in Russia. Why did it take so long?

On March 4 last, someone attempted to kill two Russian citizens – Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia – in the picturesque British city of Salisbury. Until then Salisbury was probably best known for its historic cathedral and for having one of the best-preserved original copies of the Magna Carta of 1215 on display. The Magna Carta enunciated a number of fundamental principles which we take for granted today in countries which abide by the rule of law.

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