Enrique Dans
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Enrique Dans

The first casualty of war…

IMAGE: An Ukrainian flag with a bullet hole and blood
IMAGE: Pietro Ventus — Pixabay (CC0)

With each day of the war in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin’s desperate efforts to control the narrative of Russia’s invasion become more evident.

For his domestic audience, Putin’s goal is to present the war as the liberation of a country run by an undemocratic regime hostile to Russia that has massacred ethnic Russians citizens in the east of the country, and that seeks to destabilize Moscow by joining NATO.

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Enrique Dans

Enrique Dans

Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger at enriquedans.com