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Moscow and Falklands' war: “ironically the Soviet Union came on the side of anti communist Argentina”

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018 - 08:08 UTC
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Sputnik, the official Russian news agency has recalled the 1982 South Atlantic conflict on the 36th anniversary, and offers an interesting interpretation of events previous to the war, the fighting itself and prospects for the future, making emphasis on the overall world scenario at the time. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    Can Putin's Russia be trusted?

    Presidents (Macri (Argentina) & Putin signed a 30-point collaboration agreement in different areas, including the need to resume the negotiations with the United Kingdom for the Malvinas Islands. (La Voz, 23 Jan 2018).

    How would a map of the world look today if all of the territory lost and gained over the past 180 years reverted to its 19th century status? Quite a ridiculous proposal.

    Falklands – Acquisitive Prescription(1 pg):

    Apr 03rd, 2018 - 09:08 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Terence Hill

    “British foreign policy pinball between “the right to self-determination and the principle of territorial integrity,” adding that the contradiction still exist” Au Contraire, as the former is binding international while the latter is post 1945 which is barred from being applied retroactively to 1833.
    ”...The rule of the intertemporal law still insists that an act must be characterized in accordance with the law in force at the time it was done, or closely on the next occasion. ...
    The Acquisition of Territory in International Law By Robert Yewdall Jennings
    a Judge of the International Court of Justice from 1982. He also served as the President of the ICJ between 1991 and 1994 .

    Apr 03rd, 2018 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    Ha. Russia's idea of self-determination only has one option. If you want to join Russia, that's fine, but when Chechnya wanted to leave, they fought two bloody wars to force them to stay. No referendums for any peoples in Russia.

    Also, I thought it odd he said the decision to support the UK had cost the US dearly. I would imagine their support for the earlier coups, and the CIA training on torture methods would have done a LOT more to undermine whatever moral authority they still had in Latin America.

    Apr 03rd, 2018 - 05:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Faulconbridge

    An expansionary dictatorship which tortured and murdered its opponents supported another expansionary dictatorship which tortured and murdered its opponents.
    What's ironic about it?

    Apr 04th, 2018 - 02:19 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • brasherboot

    “Time is on Argentina's side”

    Actually. It isnt.
    Technology is changing fast. Time to get ti the Falklands

    Apr 04th, 2018 - 06:41 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • ko7veeSoof

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Apr 05th, 2018 - 02:00 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • ui7aiPhaid

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Apr 06th, 2018 - 02:58 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Pete Bog

    ”Boris Martynov, head of the Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Russia at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)”

    But still unable to research basic history............

    Apr 07th, 2018 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Beth

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Apr 09th, 2018 - 12:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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