Nigel Jones

Could a Kremlin assassin get to Putin?

Putin has publicly humiliated members of his inner circle

Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images

Could an assassin kill Putin? Just as the second world war would not have happened without the demonic will and agency of Adolf Hitler, so the invasion of Ukraine – and its horrific bloodshed and unspeakable human misery – is Putin’s war. Can he be stopped? The bad news is that the chances do not look good at the moment.

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