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Global Security Briefing – December 2021

Ukraine – A report released by the Ukrainian defence intelligence service last week shows that Russia currently has 94,000 troops, 1,200 tanks, 330 warplanes and an expanding naval fleet along the border of the two countries. Tensions increased further on 26th November, when the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, claimed his security services had uncovered a Russian-backed plot …

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Global Security Briefing – October 2021

United Kingdom Demonstrations by climate change group, Insulate Britain, have resulted in severe delays to motorists, with demonstrators bringing traffic on the main motorway circling London, the M25, to a standstill on eight separate occasions in three weeks. They have also blockaded the Port of Dover, a major trading route to Europe, causing delays to …

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Global Security Briefing – September 2021

Lithuania  Recent COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Lithuanian government have caused growing unrest and discontent among citizens. From 13th September 2021, unvaccinated citizens will not be allowed to visit salons, bars, restaurants and shopping centres.  On 10th August 2021, thousands of protesters gathered outside the parliament building in Vilnius to express their disagreement with the …

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Global Security Briefing – August

South Africa The recent imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma has led to widespread civil unrest, rioting and looting in South Africa. On June 29th Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison, the resulting violence being the worst seen since the end of the apartheid era. The protests resulted in a significant amount of damage …

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