The reality of populist uprisings, the aftermath

When the Ukrainian president took over the reins of leadership, he came in talking tough towards Russia. He promised to flush the “Terrorists” from the “motherland”. The Ukrainian people hailed him as the one who could standup to Russia. The one who could repay the human and societal sacrifice paid during the uprising. Almost a… Continue reading The reality of populist uprisings, the aftermath

And Russia strikes back

  Following the first and second rounds of international sanctions against Putin’s Russia, Putin has ordered his government to prepare retaliatory measures against the U.S and the European Union states. Already, certain Agricultural produce such as Ukrainian dairy produce, Polish apples and Australian beef have been banned. Reports have it that American chickens would be… Continue reading And Russia strikes back

Flight MH17 and the 2018 Russian Soccer World Cup

  While the finger-pointing over Flight MH17 continues, a lot of ancillary questions and answers have sprung up from different quarters about apportioning blame and making it stick. The past week has been nothing short of a media goldmine as certain European governments have been marching around with torches and pitch forks in a bid… Continue reading Flight MH17 and the 2018 Russian Soccer World Cup