,I think we should kick the Russian Federation out of the United Nations Security Council for their invasion of Ukraine. Can we do that? Yes, we kicked the Republic of China off the Security Council in 1971 in favor of communist China: Is Republic of China Still a Permanent Member of the Security Council – Despite its Ouster in 1971? | Inter Press Service (ipsnews.net) (Taiwan) The Republic of China (Taiwan) is still listed in the United Nations Charter: uncharter.pdf
So the UN Charter still lists the USSR (Soviet Union) as a permanent member of the Security Council. We could say that allowing the Russian Federation to take its place was just a clerical error.
The UN was created in 1945 to suppress acts of aggression; Article 1 Paragraph 1. Has the Soviet Union acted aggressively in Afghanistan? soviet invasion of afghanistan 1979 - Search (bing.com)
Was it Soviet aggression to supply North Korea and China with weapons and pilots during the North Korean invasion of South Korea? Soviet Union in the Korean War - Wikipedia (1950)
Domestic fights are off limits to the UN and Vlad Putin claims Ukraine is a Russian breakaway province without their own language, border and customs: Differences Between Ukrainians and Russians | Culture Whiz
Funny how Stalin insisted Ukraine was an independent nation when it joined the United Nations in 1945:
Ukraine and the United Nations - Wikipedia
Now, Vlad Putin says he is recognizing old borders for parts of Ukraine he wants to occupy despite agreements made in 1994: Ukraine got a signed commitment in 1994 to ensure its security – but can the US and allies stop Putin's aggression now? (theconversation.com) Budapest Memorandum to cede nuclear weapons to Russia.
So, my opinion is the Russian Federation can and should be ousted from the UN Security Council. I don't think it will happen.
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Rick Kester is a Viet Nam era veteran living in Northern California with his wife Nancy.