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Scotland wants independence. Why? – VOR

Friday, February 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 17, 2012
Sergei Sayenko

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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…

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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…