Accusations of Dam Sabotage

In a recent statement, Maria Zakharova, the official spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, accused Ukraine of planning to sabotage the dams of the Kyiv Hydroelectric Power Station and the Kaniv Reservoir. This accusation is clearly provocative and has raised serious concerns within the international community. Analysts and experts in international security believe…

UN Adopts Resolution on Ukraine’s Nuclear Plants

Zaporizhzhia

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution entitled “Protection and Security of Ukraine’s Nuclear Facilities, including Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant,” highlighting the international community’s responsible approach to current challenges and risks particularly those largely instigated by Russia on both regional and global scales. This resolution underscores support for Ukraine in its struggle against…

So Who Is Sir Keir Starmer?

Sir Keir Starmer

Britain’s new Prime Minister is today the most solidly implanted leader of the left in Europe, and has the same age as Clement Attlee when he became Labour’s most famous premier (1945-51), writes Denis MacShane. It was Attlee who transformed Britain by nationalising most industries, creating a health service which even today is free for every…

Russian Mass Strikes on Ukraine

On 8th July Russian forces executed yet another massive missile strike on peaceful cities in Ukraine, including Kyiv, Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro, Sloviansk, and Kramatorsk. The targets were civilian infrastructure and residential buildings. In total, Russian armed forces launched over 40 missiles of various types, including cruise missiles from Tu-95 bombers, ballistic missiles, “Kinzhals,” and “Kalibrs”….

NATO’s 75th Anniversary

From 9th to 11th July Washington will host the 75th anniversary summit of NATO, a pivotal event with profound implications, particularly for Ukraine. Amid the ongoing Russian war of invasion, this summit holds exceptional significance for Ukraine, NATO member states, and other nations confronting Russian aggression. Strategic discussions at the summit will focus on strengthening…

A Test of Leadership and Resolve

As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies, the Western world confronts a pivotal moment that will define its global leadership for years to come. The decision to withhold military aid risks not only undermining solidarity but also signalling weakness that could embolden further aggression and escalate conflicts into neighbouring regions. Western nations must understand the prolonged…

Saint Lucia – The Journey Continues

Sun,sea and salsa may be most people’s typical image of the Caribbean.But, as “celebrity chef” Orlando Satchell explains there’s rather more to this idyllic part of the world than that, including its under-rated cuisine. Satchell is a man on a mission – to elevate Caribbean culinary offerings to the same level as great world cuisines…

Mark Rutte to be NATO Secretary General

Photo Credit to NATO

The North Atlantic Council has decided to appoint Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte as NATO’s next Secretary General. He takes over at a critical point in the future of the alliance and with the bitter war in Ukraine still rumbling on. Rutte, long time PM in the Netherlands, succeeds Jens Stoltenberg. Rutte will assume his…

A Step Towards Peace

Key resolutions were adopted at the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, aimed at supporting Ukraine amidst its steadfast resistance against full-scale Russian aggression. This significant moment occurred on June 26, when PACE expressed solidarity with Ukraine, defending its independence and sovereignty. During the session, three key…