FMQs LIVE: Sturgeon facing brutal attack after TWO allies used crass Indyref comparison

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SNP President Mike Russell wrote in a blog on the SNP website that all people have the right to ‘choose how they are governed’ and this must be “universally applied”. He argued that right cannot be “circumscribed by history” and “just because something was, doesn’t mean it will always continue to be so whether that be rule from Moscow, or the result of an eight-year-old referendum”. Meanwhile, SNP MSP Michelle Thomson yesterday apologised after tweeting about Ukraine’s application to join the European Union accompanied by the message: “Just goes to show what political will can achieve. Remember this Scotland!” Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Willie Rennie hit back at the comments, saying: “It is utterly crass to draw any parallels between what is going on in Ukraine to Scotland’s situation, when people in Ukraine are fighting and dying to avoid falling under the yolk of the Kremlin.”

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