Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Meanwhile...

...There's a bloody war going on in Ukraine which Western media- currently obsessed with the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the other war in Gaza- are barely reporting. The City of Luhansk in the Eastern- rebellious- part of the country- is currently under bombardment by the forces of the Ukrainian government which- because they favour EU membership- we've cast as the good guys. There are reports that 250 civilians have been killed.

In this morning's Mail on Sunday the ever-contrarian Peter Hitchens notes that the Ukrainian army- which was a shambles a few months ago- is now winning battles. He wonders if it's receiving outside help- and if so from whom.

Wouldn't it be ironic (given the outrage that's being ramped up over Russia's alleged meddling in the war) if it turns out that actually...oh....never mind...
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