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Will the Ukraine Conflict Lead to a Russia-China-Africa Bloc?

The global blockade of Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine could unite it with China and Africa in a ‘non-democratic bloc’ that could encircle Europe. This was the conclusion of a new report by the French corporate and investment bank Natixis, which has drawn derision online.

The report, by the analyst Patrick Artus, argues that such a bloc would make up a significant share of global GDP, savings, and other indicators, and could put significant pressure on Europe.

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