Yes, there are similarities between July 2014 and July 1914 – but differences, too.
The West is grotesquely trying to rebuild its prestige on the debris of MH17.
The EU poses as saviour of Ukraine, but in reality it never wanted this eastern state as a member.
Must-reads from the past week
The instability in Ukraine is a product of a West-v-East battle over values.
Media coverage of the Ukraine crisis isn’t journalism – it’s script-writing.
The self-righteousness of the West’s new Russia-bashers is astonishing.
The same Euro-politicians who claim to have delivered Ukraine into freedom now want to clamp down on free discussion about Ukraine.
Podcast: Brendan O’Neill on the Western myths about the events in Ukraine.