UK Column News - 26th May 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with today’s UK Column News.

Ukraine's Nazi Problem Now Talked About By German General—But Articles Go 404

00:22 Nova News: Germany, General Marlow: "We will train up to nine thousand Ukrainian soldiers". (Not going to plan)

Robert F. Kennedy Jr on Twitter, not pulling any punches about the proxy war


Meanwhile, The Meat Grinder Grinds On

9:09 RT News: Ukraine sent untrained conscripts into Donbass ‘meat grinder’WSJ 

Defense One: ‘No Magic Weapons’: Milley Sets Expectations On F-16s 

BBC: Wagner says Bakhmut withdrawal has begun

Brian's e-mail to the BBC

BBC: US diplomat (Richard Haass): Ukraine’s allies need new diplomatic tactic

Dmitry Medvedev: (Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation) 

This conflict will last for long. For decades, probably. This is a new reality ... It is necessary to destroy the very nature of the Nazi government in Kiev ... [Otherwise the conflict could drag on perpetually, with] three years of truce, two years of conflict, rinse and repeat.

Politico: Ukraine could join ranks of 'frozen' conflicts, U.S. officials say

Politico: Send for Agent BoJo! Boris Johnson dispatched to Texas to shore up Republican support for Ukraine


What Of The Future For Zelensky?

31:42 BBC test quiz: Timed Teaser: Zelensky on tour—but where?

Zelensky receives standing ovation after surprise speech to Johns Hopkins University graduates

UK Column Shop

Cabinet Office: Government launches fraud squad

iEarlGrey: Mike and Masha missing near Bakhmut, Update 2


Government Digital ID: Misleading FAQs

37:15 Gov UK: FAQs on government digital identity consultation response

Online Safety Bill: Volume 830: debated on Thursday 25 May 2023

AccountingWEB: HMRC: Use online services and wait times will fall

Financial Times: UK government data breach for millions of children ruled unlawful

Government Bill: Data Protection and Digital Information Bill


BBC Media Action’s Sombre Success in Ukraine

45:05 BBC Media Action: The power of understanding your audience

BBC Media Action Clips:

BBC Media Action is the BBC's international charity using the power of media to reduce poverty and promote human rights.

International Fund for Public Interest Media (IFPIM)—Homepage

Citizens UK is a ‘grassroots’ alliance of many local communities working together


Does Sir Richard Dearlove Harbour Any Doubt About The British State? Retired ‘C’ Bangs The Russiagate Drum

1:00:30 Richard Dearlove at NatCon UK speaking about Active Measures: A Second Coming

War—for all the violence and tragedy that it unleashes—also triggers great creativity and catalyses motivations. The Ukrainian national identity is being burnished and refined in the fire of war. The confidence of its youthful and talented leadership leaves no room for self-doubt or indulgent and misdirected wokery. Ukraine is fighting for its survival and for Europe's future security. Unavoidably, it is our war as well.