Clearly, Russia is a threat for the West, said the Former head of British intelligence John Sayers in the conversation.
according to him, the Danger from Russia over the past period of time has increased, and the UK should take steps to protect themselves and their allies."
Sayers said that after the parliamentary elections, scheduled for may, the defense of great Britain will become an important theme, as with the cold war spending in the defense sector has greatly decreased.
"Russia has always been our problem," said Sayers in the conversation. According to him, in the 1990-ies there was hope that the Russian Federation and Europe will move towards convergence with each other. However, it has now become clear that this did not happen, he said.
"for this reason, we need to find a new way to co-exist with Russia ", - said Sayers. The former head of MI6 believes that this is " a real problem "." This crisis currently focused on Ukraine, but Ukraine is only a symptom and not the real problem, " he explained