Syrian war: Russia compared to Nazis in UK Syrian debate - BBC

17:50 Oct. 11, 2016

Russia compared to Nazis in UK Syrian debate - BBC

n this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, men stand in rubble after airstrikes hit eastern Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo)

Andrew Mitchell, a former cabinet minister, has likened the Russian bombing in Syria to Nazi attacks in Spain in the 1930s 

Andrew Mitchell called the emergency Commons debate on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo. This is the first time during several months that British parliament discusses the situation in Syria.

Read more European Parliament urge Russia and Assad regime to stop shelling civilians

Mr. Mitchell accused Russia of further aggravating the humanitarian situation in the country and called the MPs to "single Russia out like a pariah. The Kremlin, like any bully, is winning credibility if no-one stands up to them."

Read more Kerry says Putin-Assad deeds should be investigated as war crimes

Just over the recent weeks, Russia was accused of deliberate bombing the UN convoy and several hospitals in Aleppo. Kremlin declines all the deeds, claiming it was fighting terrorists, not targeting civilians. 

Read the full story 

comments powered by Disqus


Press10:32 Dec. 9, 2016
Dutch threaten to sink EU-Ukraine trade deal - Financial Times
Press13:08 Dec. 7, 2016
Corruption allegations and unwillingness to change taint Ukraine military – BBC
Press11:45 Dec. 7, 2016
Ukraine feels betrayed by elusive EU visa-free promise - Reuters
Press16:04 Dec. 4, 2016
Presidential elections underway in Austria - RFE/RL
Press17:01 Nov. 30, 2016
Latvians keep calm but also keep weapons close - DW
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe