- Edward Lucas: Rules don't apply to Russia. But Russia applies rules to other people
- But if West wants Russia to obey the rules, a good start would be to do a better job in following them ourselves, he says
Edward Lucas is a senior editor at The Economist, where he was the Moscow bureau chief from 1998 to 2002. He is also senior vice- resident at the Center for European Policy Analysis, a Washington, DC, think tank. The opinions expressed are his own.
(CNN)Rules don't apply to Russia. But Russia applies rules to other people. That, put crudely, is the Kremlin's outlook on life, exemplified by the latest bombshell from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). In a sense, it's no surprise.