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Britain’s response to war in Ukraine isn’t Boris Johnson’s finest hour, critics say


Since the war began on 24 February, Johnson has tried to burnish his reputation as an international statesman, pledging to help Ukraine and its people by providing arms and offering moral support alongside the U.S and other Western nations. But Johnson’s government has come under withering fire — including from some within his own Conservative Party — for what critics say is a slow and inadequate response to the biggest ground war in Europe in 75 years. Politics Professor, Tim Bale from Queen Mary, said: "The situation on refugees is a real problem for the government. I think they are really out of tune with public opinion.”

This was covered in the LA Times



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