Is it fair to compare Crimea to other territorial disputes?
Writers, observers and even world leaders are making comparisons between Crimea and what happened in Kosovo, South Sudan, the Falklands, East Timor, and in Croatia and Montenegro – and debates in Scotland and Catalonia too.
But is it fair to compare these situations? And what do these comparisons highlight of Western and Russian double-standards in dealing with these crises? We speak to people who’ve lived through these conflicts.