Russell Chapman

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What next for Ukraine?

What next for Ukraine?

With a rather shaky ceasefire in place in eastern Ukraine, there are still small pockets of fighting, and the withdrawal of the majority of Russian forces the question has to be, what happens next?

The situation is far from resolved, the separatists control large parts of Donbass region which includes the cities Donetsk and Luhansk, on the other hand they haven’t been able to yet take control of…

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Pink Flamingo?

Photography is about painting with light. One of the things I love doing is creating abstract art with photography, it helps me see the world in a different light.

Pink Flamingo?

Photography is about painting with light. One of the things I love doing is creating abstract art with photography, it helps me see the world in a different light.

My Personal Blog Challenge. Do you know anybody in these countries?

My Personal Blog Challenge. Do you know anybody in these countries?

This is something personal, my blog has had visitors from most countries in the world but I still miss quite a few  and I would love to fill in those gaps and make this blog truly international. It would be great to have at least one person from every country in the world who has seen my blog. So if you know somebody in any of the countries listed below, some are less likely than others I know,…

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Political Impotence and ISIS

Political Impotence and ISIS

President Obama’s recent statement that, “we don’t have a strategy yet” with regard to confronting ISIS or Islamic State, is a clear demonstration of the impotence of the West.

A large part of this is down to the sheer disunity of all of all the different groups in Iraq. Some Sunni tribes support ISIS while others don’t. All the talk is about arming the Kurds and letting them fight ISIS, however…

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The Ultimate Futility of The Longitude Prize

An article which looks at the global political situation, until fundamental political changes are made attempts to help humanity through such prizes as Longitude will not have any long term benefits for the people who really need them