Wars rarely go to plan, especially if you believe your own rhetoric
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And Plan D...
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With the costs of war mounting and his army in disarray Putin is running out of options
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In my previous post I explained why I thought that this war had begun badly for Russia and was likely to end badly. Even if the military campaign…
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Can Putin and Zelensky agree a way out?
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What kind of peace could Russia afford?
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Igor Girkin, aka Strelkov, delivers a press conference on 28 July 2014 in Donetsk. (Source: BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images) In 2014 Igor Girkin, aka…
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Russian flags dumped in the aftermath of a pro-war rally at the Luzhniki Stadium on the 18th March (Photo via @mbk_center) The futility of Russia’s war…
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A cross in Bucha marking the spot where locals buried four people killed by Russian troops (Photo by Alexey Furman/Getty Images) On 24 February as they…
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9A Russian ballistic nuclear missile roles through Red Square during rehearsals for the 2018 Military Victory Parade (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty…
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The Russian flagship Moskva sinking after being hit by Ukrainian Neptune missiles. From the start of this war there has been natural concern about the…
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Henry Kissinger at Davos this week where he argued Ukraine should give up territory to end the war. If there is a single question put to me more than…
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