Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine has changed the world and will cause tectonic shifts in the perception of security, mechanisms of its provision, response to crises and their resolution. Stakeholders become increasingly aware (unfortunately, slowly, and not all) that the “normality” to which the Kremlin is trying to accustom the world has nothing to do with the norms of the international law and the real state of affairs.
The Kremlin regime (in the broadest sense) has thrown off the mask, under which the real face of Putin hides — an international terrorist, a murderer, a rapist, a looter, a liar — personifying everything, for which the Russian armed forces received indulgence in Ukraine, along with those who determine and implement the Russian domestic and foreign policy. A question arises: is this the face of Putin that some Western politicians hope to preserve?
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