Over the last few days I have had discussions with friends and relatives south of the border, some of them are Scots but the overwhelming majority of them are English. 677 more words
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Dear red-green friend! What’s taking you to invest in direct e-democracy ? 435 more words
Moscow ratcheted up pressure on Crimea Saturday by threatening to cut off crucial gas supplies to Ukraine, but the interim government in Kiev remained defiant of Russia’s bare-knuckled tactics and announced Ukraine would not “not give up Crimea to anyone.” 322 more words
Regardless of your political viewpoint, the current media focus in Scotland is on September’s referendum, the very big question of whether or not we’ll remain part of the UK, which has the potential for dramatic change in Scottish life & sport for that matter. 4,012 more words
The right to vote on national allegiance and sovereign borders has never been a simple matter in European inter-state relations, let alone in international law. Plebiscites are not respected unless they hold international backing, even if they are considered a domestic matter and a democratic right. 611 more words
On Thursday, March 6th, the Crimean parliament, without asking the Crimean people, decided that Crimea is Russia, reports TSN.
At a closed session the Crimean MP’s voted for the joining of the autonomy to Russia and have already addressed Putin and the Gosduma with the proposal to begin the process of the unification.