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Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons

Rishi Sunak has blamed rising inflation and spiralling poverty in the UK on the war in Ukraine - even though they began before the war did.

British army tank in Estonia

Politicians have been urged to reject calls by the former Foreign Secretary to increase UK military spending by more than 50%.

A Russian woman protester is led away by police while holding white flowers

The Russian group Feminist Anti-War Resistance have called on people around the world to challenge the war in Ukraine.

Russian police arrest a Russian demonstrator holding a banner against war with Ukraine

Vladimir Putin's decision to send troops to Donetsk and Luhansk has been condemned by peace activists in Russia, Ukraine and around the world.

Keir Starmer

The Peace Pledge Union has strongly denied Keir Starmer's claim that peace activists who oppose NATO are supporting Vladimir Putin.

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has been accused of undermining his own claim to want to settle the Ukraine crisis through patient diplomacy.

UK armed forces in Estonia

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has today issued the following statement with regards to the prospect of war over Ukraine.

Royal Navy vessels

The Peace Pledge Union have denounced UK government plans to give the Royal Navy authority to deal with people crossing the Channel on small boats.

Richard Dannatt

A former head of the British army has called for changes in the law to give the military a greater role in tackling civil emergencies.

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