Opinion in the region is far from monolithic – but with a widespread expectation that the conflict could spread beyond its current borders.
We must not give the Kremlin’s propaganda outlets free reign to sow distrust and undermine the West.
Given the EU’s risk levels, its lack of investment in NATO and its poor relations with its neighbours, it is hardly an attractive partner; more of a liability.
In the name of cracking down on ‘disinformation’ and controlling infection, governments are centralising power and silencing critics.
One of the most dangerous sequences in politics goes like this. “Something must be done. Here’s something. Let’s do it.”
Today, Parliament can play a huge part in helping us achieve that post-Brexit vision, securing the long-term connections the country needs.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
Crucially, voting to stay does not mean voting to keep the status quo.
Both sides in this campaign are pandering to our least rational, most visceral emotions.
The core question for many British voters is a simple one: do they really trust the EU to play its part in controlling migration across the continent effectively?
“For Britain, voting to leave will be a galvanising, liberating, empowering moment of patriotic renewal.”
For the last in my series of Europe-wide focus groups, we venture to two countries outside the EU.
“The Brits would be happier outside. But we don’t want them to leave.”
Russian President has trapped himself in a self-destructive spiral of nationalist rhetoric, economic self-harm and military aggression.