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Political risk coverage soars amid ‘sea change’ among insureds’ perceptions: WTW

A bullet riddled the windshield of a civilian car in Bucha, Ukraine following heavy fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces. As Russian troops withdraw from areas north of Ukraine's capital city of Kyiv Ukrainian officials call the heavy civilian ca
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A WTW report has found that the number of global firms it surveyed which purchased political risk insurance surged to nearly 70% this year from 25% in 2019, as the “extraordinary shock” of the Ukraine war altered business leaders’ perceptions of political risk.