This letter to the FT about how money trumped Putin’s warning signs is a grim, essential read

This letter to the Financial Times went wildly viral today because it’s a fascinating (and unutterably grim) insight into how we got where we are today.

It’s from Carl Scott, former UK defence attaché at the Moscow embassy, and it was shared on Twitter by the BBC’s estimable technology correspondent, Rory Cellan-Jones.

Here it is in full.

And here are just a few of the many things people were saying about it today.

To conclude.

In three letters.

And you can see this letter (and many more) on the FT’s letters to the editor page over here.


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Source Twitter @ruskin147 Financial Times