Crimea Redux


Charge-of-the-Light-Brigade

By Niall McArdle

The recent protests in Kiev have resulted in all sorts of posturing from international powers, including this response from Russia, which puts Crimea firmly in the spotlight of the world for the first time in 160 years.

Seeing as the words ‘Crimean War’ are once again a possibility, I thought I would reblog a post from last year that I wrote as part of my Diasporational series. The article is about Irish journalist William Howard Russell, who reported on the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade.

You can read the post here

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