I welcome this piece by Vasily Bubnov Thus Spoke George II but I think it misses out a central part which is central to the point he is making.
The biggest problem for UNO and for all initiatives to reduce armaments is that, since 1997, no-one can be confident in the future that arms inspections will be honest and impartial and not indulge in out-of-remit intelligence for the benefit of one member country. The challenge to UNO to remedy this by having an impartial team this time is a bigger challenge even than the need to do something about Hussein, in terms of how important it is for the future peace of the world.
In my humble opinion
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev presented a map in which Russia takes the entire territory of the former Ukraine