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Response to Address by the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Ambassador Ertuğrul Apakan

At the outset, let me thank the Chairmanship for holding this special meeting of the Permanent Council to address the disturbing developments in Ukraine, and Ambassador Apakan for briefing us on the situation. Ambassador Apakan, as you noted, conditions on the ground in eastern Ukraine are more volatile and unpredictable than before. Your characterization of ...
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United States Provides $7.6 Million Dollar Military Field Hospital to Ukraine

Today the United States officially transferred to the Government of Ukraine a $7.6 million dollar expeditionary military field hospital to help enhance the country’s ability to treat soldiers injured in ongoing operations to defend Ukraine’s sovereign territory against aggression by Russian-separatist combined forces in eastern Ukraine.  Colonel Carol Northrup, Defense Attaché at the U.S. Embassy ...
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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Bruce Donahue

A government has no more important task than to protect and defend the fundamental freedoms and human rights of its people.  That’s why we were disappointed when this weekend, in Odesa, LGBT activists were denied the opportunity to freely assemble, faced harassment, and had smoke bombs thrown at them for advocating for expanded civil rights ...
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