Christian Lowe

For Christian Lowe's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Soccer's World Cup detoxifies Russia's global brand

World / Politics Jul 13, 2018

Soccer's World Cup detoxifies Russia's global brand

When the last fan files out of Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Sunday after the soccer World Cup final, Vladimir Putin can bask in the knowledge that his objective for the tournament has been met: Russia has, for now at least, been re-branded. After years when ...