UK to expel 23 Russian Diplomats

In response to Russia’s alleged poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on British soil, the UK government has taken the action of expelling 23 Russian diplomats. They have also suspended  high level diplomatic contact with Russia, as well as cancelling the invitation for Sergei Lavrov to visit the UK. The 23 represent “undeclared intelligence officers” attached to the Russian diplomatic core. In response Russia has declared the UK is violating International Law and should follow proper procedure, before making accusations and taking inappropriate actions. It has also taken the additional step to expel British Diplomats from Moscow. With increasing tensions over Syria[…]

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Russian warships pass through English Channel to Syria

Key details: 21/10/2016 from Qatar -A flotilla of Russian warships is passing through the English Channel en route to Syria. -Two British naval ships are shadowing the vessels. -The Ministry of Defence said they would be “man-marked every step of the way” while near UK waters. -The UK’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan, escorted by the Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond, steamed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to track the Kuznetsov group as it headed south from the Norwegian Sea. -The aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and other Russian naval vessels are believed to be heading to the eastern Mediterranean. -It is the only carrier in the[…]

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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour Leadership election

Key Details: 24/09/2016 from USA -333,000 votes received compared to Owen smith’s 193,000. – Jeremy Corbyn is holding meetings with MP’s that previously sat or resigned from his bench to get them back. -A handful of MP’s expected to accept the offer. -Corbyn suggests there should be peace talks with ISIS. -Multiple MP’s are reporting abuse and thousands of racist messages. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jeremy-corbyn-wins-labour-leadership-election-result-owen-smith-who-won-vote-latest-a7325441.html

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