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Michael Fallon in the House of Commons [Image: PA Wire/PA Images].

Michael Fallon in the House of Commons [Image: PA Wire/PA Images].

Why is everybody getting all hot under the collar, then?

Is it as one Twitter user suggested – that all the fuss over Russia is to keep the population of the UK cowed, while not pushing us all to mass hysteria?

Suggestions that Britain could go to war with Russia next year are “too extreme”, the Defence Secretary has said.

In a hearing of the Commons Defence Committee Michael Fallon said while there had been “much greater Russian aggression” in 2015, a war next year was not likely.

Source: War with Russia not likely next year, says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon | The Independent

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