Ros Atkins explains the UK’s response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

Oonagh Keating. Updated March 9th, 2022 The UK’s response to the war in Ukraine, particularly in terms of facilitating the acceptance of refugees into the country, has been widely condemned as inadequate. There are three key aspects to the UK response to Ukraine, all of them crucial: Arms, sanctions and refugees. We’ve been very good … Read more

The UK’s Russia sanctions didn’t live up to the hype – 23 responses that are stronger than the measures

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 23rd, 2022 In response to Russia’s blatant invasion of Ukraine under the banner of sending in ‘peacekeeping forces’ to protect Donetsk and Luhansk, countries and regions have launched a range of sanctions. Germany was first off the blocks when it pressed pause on the highly lucrative Nord Stream 2 natural gas … Read more