Postcards from abroad: Russia gets it right

We are often very quick to judge. Take the World Cup in Russia: British travelling support was lower than usual. This has got nothing to do with our views on football or the national team. We simply thought there would be trouble, so we steered clear, writes Guy Grainger, EMEA chief executive at JLL. As it happens, the Russians were exemplary hosts. I suppose we should have expected more – as a top-down organisation, Russia can certainly mobilise behind its leader’s vision. And, in this instance, it was an invitation for a world audience to experience Russia. I was in Moscow