Inlumino Global

The Need to Respect, not Scorn, Putin

Having been ostracised by Western world leaders for many months, Putin may smile to find himself the focus of desperate attention from those who have scorned him, as the war in Ukraine worsens and the need for a solution intensifies.

Read more

Putin, the Western Obsession with Markets, and Compassion

President Putin was right when he said, yesterday, that any attempt to impose sanctions on Russia would hurt the West as much as his own country: he knows that sanctions would impact markets everywhere and that, because the developed world has made making money the most important focus of government, there is little it is able, practically, to do about the Crimean takeover without hurting itself badly.

Read more