Vote SNP, Please Putin

BY RUTH LEVINE In the last few years, as this magazine has reported before, the last resort of the beaten has been to smear opponents with Russian collusion. The Democrats in the US were first (they have now switched tack to “the Ukrainians”), Continuity Remain in the UK were next (who through the likes of Dominic Grieve rant on about the “Russian Dossier” and Brexit … Continue reading Vote SNP, Please Putin

It’s the Russians!

BY PAUL NEWALL Why is it that when faced with certain failure politicians these days scream “Russia”? The Democrats in the US tried and failed to oust Trump with their Russian collusion antics and now losers like Dominic Grieve are forced to pull the Russian collusion card over here. Recent tall tales in obtuse publications about the owner of the Evening Standard, Evgeny Lebedev, being … Continue reading It’s the Russians!

The Brexit Putin Remoaner Conspiracy

BY PAUL NEWALL Vladimir Putin inserted himself into the Brexit discourse this week and the result was interesting : “The referendum happened” he said. “What can she do? She should fulfil the will of her nation, as expressed at the referendum. Or it isn’t a referendum.” Is wily Vlad being mischievous or does he have a higher purpose? Nigel Farage took a great deal of … Continue reading The Brexit Putin Remoaner Conspiracy