Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA
Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA
Kenny Hodgart
Opinion

Opinion

Off Centre by Kenny Hodgart

Who to snog, marry and avoid at the G20 – or, the essential guide to international relations

Kenny Hodgart looks at what a schoolgirl game can teach us about the politics of the Hangzhou summit and the US presidential election race

Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA
Forget small talk; definitely avoid Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA
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Kenny Hodgart

Kenny Hodgart

Formerly a staff journalist at SCMP, Kenny Hodgart has lived in Hong Kong since 2011. He comes from Scotland, which remains part of the United Kingdom, but his views are almost exclusively his own. He suffers from status anxiety more than some but less than others.