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December 28th, 2022
Hon Vanterpool points out hypocrisy in UK being angry with Putin

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) has been called out for its hypocrisy in condemning the actions of Russia and its President Vladimir V. Putin regarding the Ukraine invasion while threatening to recolonise the Virgin Islands (VI) by suspending the local constitution and impose direct rule.

October 31st, 2022
VI remains on Russia’s sanctions list; Other OTs added

MOSCOW, Russia- Russia expanded its sanctions list on Sunday, October 30, 2022, to include all British Overseas Territories, accusing them of "unfriendly actions" against Moscow.

March 12th, 2022
Be ‘proactive’ & 'prepare' for uncertainties caused by Putin’s War– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew A. Fahie (R1) wants residents of the Virgin Islands to be proactive and prepare for the uncertainties that will come as a result of the ongoing war on Ukraine by Russia.

March 5th, 2022
Morality, Economy & War

By Dickson C. Igwe

Before invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin would have done well listening to Chinese Philosopher Tsu Tzu: ‘’ the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

March 4th, 2022
Brace for inflation, hardships coming out of Ukraine invasion– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5), along with Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has warned that the territory may feel the effects of the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces and its impacts on global fuel and trade.

March 4th, 2022
Father expressed concern for daughter who is VI Belonger in Ukraine- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons in the Virgin Islands or elsewhere who have family members in Ukraine are being urged to make urgent contact with the Governor’s Office of the Virgin Islands as international diplomatic strategies are in place for them.

March 2nd, 2022
VI among 36 countries banned from Russian airspace

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has found itself on a list of 36 countries banned from Russia’s airspace.

February 28th, 2022
‘Right to self-determination’ must be respected- VI Gov’t on Russia-Ukraine conflict

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the [British] Virgin Islands says it continues to monitor, with immense concern, the situation in Europe in regards to the ongoing conflict involving Ukraine and Russia and the global community, which situation continues to evolve and escalate.

February 26th, 2022
Cold War 3

Dickson C. Igwe

The invasion of Ukraine is the act of a bully: the lesson of modern history is that the appeasement of bullies never ends well.

February 9th, 2015
Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin renews blame on West


Ukraine's crisis has been caused by the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin says, as he considers Franco-German proposals to end fighting between the government and pro-Russia rebels.

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