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White House blocked effort to condemn Russia for seizing Ukraine ships, Congress told

State department aide makes revelation in testimony, while Russia envoy nominee John Sullivan grilled at confirmation hearingThe White House blocked the US state department from issuing a statement condemning Russia for seizing Ukrainian military vessels, according to a state department official, in the latest example of the strain the Trump administration is under in pursuing conflicting policies towards the two countries. Related: Unravelling Rudolph Giuliani’s labyrinthine ties to Ukraine Related: Not just Russia: China and Iran may target US elections, experts say Continue reading… …read more

Source:: The Guardian



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