Posts Tagged ‘Great Britain’

Churkin: vote on Syrian issue contrary to UN Charter

Saturday, August 4, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 4,  2012



The initiators of the vote on the Syrian issue at the UN General Assembly blatantly disregarded the UN Charter, said Russia’s permanent UN representative Vitaly Churkin, speaking to reporters Friday. Read more…

Scotland wants independence. Why? – VOR

Friday, February 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 17, 2012
Sergei Sayenko


The leaders of the UK and Scotland, David Cameron and Alex Salmond, had their first meeting in Edinburgh on the Scottish independence referendum but failed to overcome major obstacles on the way to a compromise. Read more…

GB – Scotland’s secession could ‘disarm’ UK

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 1, 2012

As it is known, a number of Scotland’s politicians want their country to become independent from the rest of the UK, and the latter recognizes Scotland’s right to independence.

However, if Scotland secedes, the UK could be left without nuclear weapons at all, as at present, all its nuclear weapons are stored at two naval bases, Coulport and Faslane, which are both situated in Scotland. Read more…

London:Scotland may vote on independence soon -Cameron

Monday, January 9, 2012 Comments off

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London is ready to allow Scotland to hold a referendum on independence during the next 9 months, instead of earlier planned 2014, PM David Cameron told reporters. Read more…

New British warship sent to Gulf

Saturday, January 7, 2012 Comments off

Great Britain’s Royal Navy has sent one of its cutting-edge destroyers, HMS Daring, to the Persian Gulf to replace a frigate. The new ship is undetectable by radar.


Back in December, the Strait of Hormuz that connects the Gulf to the Arabian Sea saw the arrival of the American carrier group led by the USS John C.Stennis. Read more…

2 Britons sentenced for racist murder

Thursday, January 5, 2012 Comments off

Gary Dobson (L) and David Norris (R). AFP PHOTO / CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE   

Two Britons, Gary Dobson and David Norris, have been sentenced to 29 years in prison for the 1993 racist killing in London, The Sun writes. Read more…

LIbya:Britain gets access to Libyan oil

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 28,2011                 
Sergei Sayenko

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The new Libyan government has promised to provide wide access to British companies to different projects in Libya in gratitude for Britain’s help in overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi’s regime. More from our observer Sergey Read more…

UK’s Libya war costs set records

Monday, September 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 26,2011

 Sergei Sayenko
Great Britain’s involvement in the Libyan settlement has cost a total of £1.75 billion ($2.63 billion), which is seven times higher than the initially supposed sum, The Guardian writes referring to research carried out Read more…

Libya:Britain washes hands of its soldiers

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 20,2011


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Libya to get new UN resolution + Related News

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 16,2011
NATO to be through with Libya operation in 3 months
Libya to get new UN resolution

Nicolas Sarkozy, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and National Transitional Council head Mustafa Abdul Jalil © Photo: EPA

Garibov Konstantin
France and Britain intend to submit changes to the UN Security Council Read more…