There is only one person to blame for the dire state of Anglo/Russian relations and that is Theresa May. The Russians have a right to be upset that PM May cancelled Boris Johnson’s trip to Moscow three times , then turned on him and screamed and abused him in the media.
Putin showed good will by giving Boris an open invititation to visit Moscow to discuss his 2016 pleace plan. The invitation was an olive branch for peace. If Boris had been allowed to quietly go through the plan in depth with President Putin, who knows what would have transpired. When May blocked the trip for the third time, the Russians, who unleashed their fury in the media, had every right to feel upset. Boris certainly did. Continue reading