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Ukraine invasion another blow to globalisation

Smoke rising from a military airport near Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Feb 24, the day Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. PHOTO: AFP
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WASHINGTON - Russia's invasion of Ukraine was a seismic event in global affairs.

That a nuclear power would embark on a conventional war against another state and redraw its borders was considered almost unthinkable for many, given the advance of globalisation.

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