Two worlds, one war. Western leaders are meeting in Elmau, and the Russian president is having a shopping center full of people bombed in Ukraine. Thanks to Putin, the G7 countries are more united than ever. But time is against them and Ukraine.

If you don’t take it too seriously at first, it can be said that at a summit meeting of the G7 countries, things aren’t much different than at a perfectly normal family celebration. Those who are not present are talked about most extensively. Often that is even humorous enough.