I am not a 'libertarian', a stupid position. I believe free societies, with dissent and opposition, are wiser and better societies than despotisms where only one view is permitted. It's notable that in this episode dissent is met with abuse and anger, not reason. https://t.co/AwZThPJsCE
— Peter Hitchens (@ClarkeMicah) March 25, 2020
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The stickers on the fuselage said “From Russia with Love”. The statements from the Kremlin were similarly effusive as Moscow sent nine military planes loaded with medical equipment and specialists to Italy this weekend, as the country battles the worst coronavirus outbreak in Europe.
Under EU sanctions since 2014 and castigated as a dangerous neighbour by many in Brussels, Russia has nevertheless sought to maintain good ties with Italy. It is now seizing an opportunity to underline its close relations with one of the EU’s most important countries amid bickering between member states over export bans on medical equipment and delays to financial support programmes.
Good for them!
Putin is great! 🙂
Life in Russia goes on as normal; number of cases comparable to Ontario, Canada despite ten times the population
From the John Hopkins COVID-19 database, at present:
This is comparable to my province:
But Ontario has only 14.57 million people, while Russia has 144.5 million, 10 x as many…
As always, Putin has been doing right and good.
They’ve long had a strategy, detailed here.