“to allow the Russian Federation to participate, remotely or in person, in such discussions would be an insult to our Ukrainian friends and partners.” Mairi Gougeon MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands
The Shame of Inaction in a Weary World: #IStandWithUkraine
A vigil is to be held in Orkney at 4pm today, 26th February, on the Green, St Magnus Cathedral. Details here: No War in Ukraine Vigil
Sanctions? Sovcomflot Russia’s Largest Shipping Company
Sovcomflot’s NS Champion, which also sails under a Liberian flag, left the port of Birkenhead today, 25th February, and is due in at Flotta, Orkney on Tuesday March 1st.