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Up for debate: The best from the Business Post’s columnists

Insightful analysis of the main developments in business and politics from our team of writers, including Matt Cooper, Elaine Byrne and Dan O’Brien

A woman mourns during a ceremony for the fallen soldiers of Ukraine at the Lychakiv Cemetery marking six months since the start of Russia's large-scale invasion of Ukraine. Picture: Getty

Dan O’Brien: We must support Ukraine for as long as it takes and not let Putin away with his tyranny

Russia’s tactics in pursuit of its imperial objectives show Putin’s ruthlessness, yet despite growing support here for joining Nato, no senior politician appears willing to lead the country towards the European mainstream on security.

Elaine Byrne: Public is no longer willing to put up with a watchdog that does not bite

It is now seven years and three governments since the Standards Bill was published, and it has died a death of wilful disregard, leaving Sipo as an observer in ethical controversies.