Morality and politics Jan Zielonka Morality Politics Ukraine war Vladimir Putin Commentary Poland

Morality, politics, and the war in Ukraine

Putin attacked Ukraine without any scruples or legal basis. Why then are so many Western politicians listening to him and ready to make a compromise at the expense of the victim, Ukraine? The answer is as old as time. When a policy of force takes hold, morality and law become a rhetorical decoration, and Russia […]