Russia, hit with stiff Western sanctions for its role in the Ukraine crisis, accused the United States and the European Union on Saturday of backing a “coup d’etat” that drove Ukraine’s pro-Russian president from power early this year.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in an address to the United Nations General Assembly, said “Washington has openly declared its right to unilateral use of force,” and is “trying to decide for everyone what is good or evil.”
Saturday’s address is the latest evidence of deteriorating ties between Moscow and the West. In it, Lavrov cited the 1999 NATO bombing of Serb targets in Kosovo, …read more
Source: Voice of America