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British pacifists are planning protests following Boris Johnson's announcement of a sharp rise in military spending.
British soldiers in training

'Defence' Secretary Ben Wallace and army boss Patrick Sanders have called for further increases in military spending.

Russian anti-war protest

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has been urged to make a public offer of asylum to Russian soldiers who refuse to fight in Ukraine.

British army tank in Estonia

The Peace Pledge Union has challenged Liz Truss' call to increase British military spending and send warplanes to Ukraine.

British soldiers in training

In the last year, the world spent $2,113,000,000,000 on armed force, according to figures released today.

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.

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