Vitaliy Kropachov helps TV broadcast after missile attack on Kyiv TV tower

Vitaliy Kropachov

Vitaliy Kropachov’s Era Production has helped broadcast a joint TV marathon after a missile attack on a TV tower in Kyiv, writes Gary Cartwright. Ukraine World News, a TV channel owned by Ukrainian businessman Vitaliy Kropachov, plans to start broadcasting the joint all-Ukrainian TV marathon under the Tak TV logo on February 1. This is not the…

 A Historic Achievement…?

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Photo by Katie Moum on Unsplash EU countries are all facing immigration pressures, but despite Brexit, immigrants from other countries are still keen to come to the UK, writes Philip Bushill-Matthews. Nigel Farage as Leader of the UK Independence Party had his own solution: the UK needed an Australian-style points system (although ironically the Australian system helped immigrants…

Equal Rights

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Photo by Alexander Grey on Unsplash Political debate across the EU has recently been dominated by the cost-of-living crisis, the rising cost of health and social care and the cost of supplying additional weaponry to combat Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In the UK a new issue has risen to the top of the agenda: what should be the…

Good Cop, Bad Cop

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Photo by Carlos “Grury” Santos on Unsplash Climate change is the biggest issue facing the future of our planet. As President of COP26 in Glasgow last year it was UK Cabinet member Alok Sharma who secured world-wide agreement of a realistic programme to address it. Sharma would later condemn the Egyptian President of COP27 from failing to build…

Breaking The Code

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Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash In 2003 Tony Blair appointed the first UK Ethics Adviser to investigate ministerial sleaze. Why the UK should need such a role while no EU Prime Minister has felt a similar need says something about the unique state of UK politics, writes Philip Bushill-Matthews.  Voters have the right to expect that anyone…

Who cares?

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Photo by Alexandr Podvalny on Unsplash Christmas is a time when families come together to care for each other: this year, with waves of strikes in the public sector paralysing the UK, millions of people are struggling even to care for themselves, writes Philip Bushill-Matthews. Public support for the various strikes is variable: but support for healthcare strikers…

The New Uzbekistan – a Reliable Partner in a Changing and Interconnected world

Vladimir Norov

We publish here in full the text of the speech given by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Vladimir Norov, at a round table conference held on 18 December at Archazor in Uzbekistan. I warmly welcome you to our already traditional New Year’s Eve diplomatic event, which this time takes place in the beautiful…

The Grinch Goes for the Freezer

Putin is changing tactics and the Kremlin is preparing to launch missile strikes on thermal infrastructure, using cold as a weapon of mass destruction against Ukrainians, reports the International Foundation for Better Governance. Russia has not achieved a single goal in its genocidal invasion of Ukraine, all plans and forecasts of the Russian military and the political elite have turned out…

Reichsbürger – Russian Project to Destabilise Germany

Russia has an extensive network of agents in the EU, which can be used for comprehensive destabilisation and Putin is rapidly scaling up threats to Europe, reports the International Foundation for Better Governance. The coup attempt in Germany, which took place on 7th December, is a classic example of the hybrid aggression of the Russian Federation. Among the…

Keeping the Lights on in Ukraine

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Photo by Riccardo Annandale on Unsplash. Russia’s missile attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure are taking the form of targeted genocide: the civilised world must help Ukrainians survive the most difficult winter since 1991, writes the International Foundation for Better Governance. Putin personally delegated to General Surovikin the task of destroying Ukraine’s energy sector in order to start destroying…