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Russia is empire-building while Australia sleeps

4 January 2022

12:00 PM

4 January 2022

12:00 PM

While Australia kept itself busy arguing about which politician to box up and airfreight to the COP26 snore-fest, Russia spent 2021 using Belarus as a proxy to deliver tens of thousands of migrants to Nato borders, pre-armed with axes and wire cutters.

The migrants set to work dismantling Poland’s border fence before storming into the traumatised nation.

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