By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos
Jun 24, 2021
I was writing an article commenting on the recent Biden – Putin meeting in Geneva, which I consider a first – even if it remains very fragile – victory in the struggle of humanity to confront the terrible threats to its own existence, when I heard the news about the incident between the British and the Russian Navy in the Black Sea.
Things are moving so quickly these days you don’t have the time to write about one event before some new episode comes.
Russia has announced it has used live ammunition to drive a British warship out of its territorial waters in the Black Sea. The incident took place on the eve of the giant Sea Breeze exercises of Ukraine and NATO in the Black Sea.
Britain claims no live ammunition was fired and its ship was outside Russian territorial waters. We have no independent way of determining what happened. But we do have an independent way to know that, for centuries, lies are the most perfect weapon of the British Empire, being the world champion regarding this sport. In fact, when the Americans needed to construct the story with Saddam’s “weapons of mass destruction” in Iraq, they did not go through it on their own and resorted to Tony Blair and the British secret services to help them!
The day before the incident in the Black Sea and just a few days after Biden tried to de-escalate tension with Russia, the British also signed a huge agreement to modernise the Ukrainian navy that will cost the extremely impoverished Ukrainians a few billion. The only mission in which this navy could serve is a war against Russia, the first victim of which will be the Ukraine itself! Winston Churchill once put it like that: “We will fight against the Germans to the last blood clot οf the Indians.”
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