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Ongoing Violations of International Law and Defiance of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation in Ukraine

As we speak here in Vienna, Russia-backed separatists continue to press their offensive against Ukrainian government forces all along and far beyond the agreed line of contact in eastern Ukraine. Debaltseve is under siege. The separatists attacked the headquarters of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination—after the Russian officers had evacuated to safety– reportedly ...
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U.S. Assistance for Vulnerable Populations in Ukraine

On February 5, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. Government intends to provide $16.4 million in new humanitarian assistance to help Ukrainians affected by the violence in the Donbas. These contributions will support the work of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and ...
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Press Availability With Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk After Their Meeting

PRIME MINISTER YATSENYUK: Mr. Secretary, it’s a great, great pleasure to see you in Kyiv. I want to be very clear saying the United States of America is one of the strongest allies of Ukraine, and we truly appreciate your support in our fight for our freedom, for our liberty, and for our independence. The globe ...
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