The ‘most powerful man in the World’ humbled – Barrack Obama?

.   Last Thursday was an embarrassing one for the American people, wasn’t it? No, not because their President Barrack Obama has been upstaged once again by Russian President Vladimir Putin – this time over Syria. No, not because the USA’s supposed superior military might and massive firepower is seen worldwide to count for nothing, […]

Putin and Russia versus Obama and the West – no contest?

   Russian aircraft in Syria (photo Daily Mirror) It is a few year now since Vladimir Putin set out to tweak the nose of Barrack Obama, isn’t it? Russia following the demise of the USSR had already lost its pride of place as a joint superpower with America, when Putin initiated his campaign. We all […]

Ukraine – should we prepare for War?

    Did you know that a couple of weeks ago the Russians sent two bombers (one nuclear carrying) over to the UK? They were met by RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft of course but carefully kept themselves just outside British airspace, over the Channel no less. Normally when Russia sends threatening planes as an airspace […]

Russia’s Vladimir Putin – what’s his game then?

  What do most of us in the public know about Vladimir Putin apart from him being the current longtime leader of Russia? Not a lot probably? Like many Russian leaders before him, he is a bad piece of work (you will have heard of some past infamous deeds & names – Lenon, Trotsky, Stalin, […]

Russia and the Communist yoke – like a phoenix finally risen from the dead in practice?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Just when the civilised World had relaxed and thought that the historic (& perhaps nuclear) threat to western democratic and capitalist values by the alternative oppressive hard-line communist principles from Eastern Europe had been adverted, we get Vladimir Putin putting the cat amongst the pigeons don’t we! Russia has invaded Ukraine. Don’t make any mistake […]