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Ukraine and the West's quest for a perfect solution

There is no perfect solution for the Ukraine situation. So let Putin come to the G-20 meeting in Indonesia, and find a compromise with him.

Russian President Vladimir Putin talking to the media during the Sixth Caspian Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on June 29, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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Travel is back!

I say this with confidence because I have been to Europe on three separate trips (Davos in May, Venice and Zurich in June). And just before Davos, I was in the United States for three weeks. It was difficult to get seats on flights (and, by the way, this column was written on SQ345 from Zurich to Singapore).

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