(Opinion of Bloomberg) — It’s almost strange that in the years leading up to February 2022, many people became convinced that modernity was a post-heroic era. Heroes – and less often heroines – belonged to Greek or Norse mythology, or to ancient warrior communities, it was said. But then Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked Ukraine, a much smaller country, for his stubborn insistence on being free.

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