Ukraine is the Economist’s country of the year for 2022

And it was an easy choice:

In normal times, picking The Economist’s country of the year is hard. Our writers and editors usually begin with a freewheeling debate in which they spar over the rival claims of half a dozen shortlisted nations. But this year, for the first time since we started naming countries of the year in 2013, the choice is obvious. It can only be Ukraine.

I updated the list of winners (which is one of the most popular pages of this blog).