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Should Ukraine get round the negotiating table with Russia? Not yet, says Jonathan Powell, who led the negotiations in Northern Ireland—but the time will come and Kyiv must be ready. Vladimir Milov says Putin cannot be trusted and the only option is to exhaust his forces. Meanwhile, Bill McKibben explains how in 2023 money could finally start working against the climate crisis; Ed Miliband thinks Britain can reclaim its status as a climate leader. Plus: Isabel Hilton on the bloodstains of China’s Cultural Revolution, Deyan Sudjic on Saudi Arabia’s architectural hubris and Sarah Ogilvie on the history of the word “prick”—it used to be a compliment.