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Ekaterina Zatuliveter

  • UN learning from its mistakes – RT contributor
    Despite the growing international preoccupation with the events in Syria, the UN does not seem to rush with a resolution on Syria as it did with Libya.
  • UK pulls out of Iraq amid public discontent over Libyan mission
    The British military operation in Iraq is finally ending after more than eight years. The last group of royal navy training staff is pulling out on May 22.
  • Coalition government means slow death for UK Liberal Democrat Party
    The UK's coalition government was dealt a bitter blow after the country said no to a new voting system. This comes on top of the minority partner, the Liberal Democrat Party, suffering heavy losses in recent UK local elections.
  • French military spending leaves pensioners defenseless
    The billions spent on France's military forays abroad have already accounted for this year's defense budget. This has prompted claims that France’s military policy operates to the detriment of its own people.
  • Britain votes on voting
    An alternative-vote referendum is being held in the UK which could see one of the oldest democracies in the world change the way it elects its MPs. The referendum has already sparked fierce debate among British politicians.
  • From sanctions to a Libya-style showdown in Syria
    France and Italy are urging the UN to put pressure on Syria to end its violent crackdown on anti-government protesters. Washington is also considering imposing sanctions, which is raising fears that Syria could be the next Libya.
  • "Delaying UK defense cuts will bring disaster quicker"
    The UK is giving 100 million pounds of emergency funds to its military forces to support the Libyan campaign, despite the cuts agreed in October's defense spending review.
  • Neglecting public opinion is privilege of the West
    London is bracing itself for a wave of public anger this weekend as protesters are planning to take to the streets to demonstrate against the West’s military intervention in Libya.