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The flag of Freedom flies over Kherson

Two young people married in Kyiv and celebrating their love in their Country I have spent much of the last 20 minutes with tears in my eyes as I have watched a series of news broadcasts about the liberation of … Continue reading

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We must remember the fight in Ukraine and continue to support their courageous President Zelensky

The Russian war in Ukraine has been pushed out of the headlines lately. I was told by someone recently that, “they are rather bored with the whole thing and want to talk about something else”. I have some sympathy for … Continue reading

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Will the Russian War in Ukraine reset World diplomacy?

It’s hard to see much good news coming out of Ukraine but perhaps whatever terrible things happen there, good may come of it. In the short-term we have seen what bravery amongst politicians really means. President Zelensky rejected the offer … Continue reading

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Liverpool Council motion on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Yesterday we held a brief debate on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It was passed unanimously after we had given an emotional standing ovation to the priest for the Ukrainian Catholics in our City. A number of people have asked … Continue reading

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Putin – is just a weak but dangerous ‘willy waver’

Unusually and for the first time ever I will be joining two discussions in International Women’s Day about the dangers that men cause to women. That has made me think more than I ever have before (I am ashamed to … Continue reading

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No Mr Assange in this Country no-one is above the law

In the past few days I have been absolutely amazed by the support that has been given to Julian Assange by Jeremy Corbyn and other leading members of the Labour Party including Diane Abbott. For 7 years Assange has hidden … Continue reading

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What Liverpool could DO in a Ukrainian Crisis

More than  12 years ago Liverpool made a name for itself with the Government and in the eyes of the nation when within 3 days it organised and took in more than 900 Kosovan refugees. Most of these were women … Continue reading

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