Skip to comments.Falkland Islandsí fears for Russia-backed invasion
Posted on 03/25/2015 10:57:08 AM PDT by tcrlaf
The U.K. has sent extra military support to one of its overseas colonies at the bottom of the world, the Falkland Islands, amid concerns that it is facing increased risk of attack from Argentina, backed by Russia.
Two troop-carrying Chinook helicopters and a new surface-to-air missile system have been sent by the U.K. to the remote islands in the South Atlantic, known as Las Malvinas in Argentina. They were the subject of a short-lived war between the U.K. and Argentina in 1982, and lie to the east of Argentina, 8,000 miles away from Britain.
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Ok, Argentina's usual way to change the subject away from government corruption is to ratchet up the "Malvinas" war chatter, but isn't this taking it just a bit too far, blaming RUSSIA?
Argentina reverts to its fifth column traditions.
Iran perhaps, but not Russia.
Call for Mr Clarkson. Mr Clarkson please go to the courtesy phone.
Putin flying nuclear bombers along Argentina’s coast now?
And British hardware to defend the Falklands against Russia (huh?) can’t be used to support the Kiev coup government or any other NATO initiatives.
Look, an Argentinian Squirrel!
16 years of Labour basically dismantled the Royal Navy, so this scenario is very possible.
Oh just great. Someone on the island just had to take a Russian language correspondents course. Now here comes the justified, somehow, invasion.
You’re overlooking just one small fact; the UK is about to take delivery of the 2 biggest aircraft carriers in the history of their navy. Laid down under the last Labour administration ironically.
Russia is invading Ukraine and now doing this, you support Russia?
Lol...is that you General Manlove?
Your post doesn’t make any sense.
Maybe he just supports the Crimea coup government.
From last year:
“Putin Tells Britain To Resolve Falklands Row
The Russian president backs his Argentine counterpart after she accused Britain of “double standards” over territorial disputes.”
Argentinian government is so weird that anything can happen. By the way this is related a bit
“Reports that Russia is planning to lease 12 long-range bombers to the Argentinian government has caused concern not only Latin America but across the Atlantic”
It seems their government believes they need these bombers for something.
Cristina Fernandez Kirchner knows she may have less than two years to act. I wouldn’t be surprised if she orders her armed forces to cease the Falklands sometime in 2016.
She can’t with Russia (Putin) and America (Obama) on her side :)
Cristina Fernandez Kirchner knows she may have less than two years to act. I wouldnt be surprised if she orders her armed forces to cease the Falklands sometime in 2016.
She cant lose with Russia (Putin) and America (Obama) on her side :)
She probably does not plan to leave office
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