Russia’s Sham Referenda in Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 29, 2022 The Kremlin’s sham referenda are a futile effort to mask what amounts to a further attempt at a land grab in Ukraine.  To be clear: the results were orchestrated in Moscow and do not reflect the will of the people of Ukraine.  The United ... Read More»

Statement from President Biden on Russia’s Sham Referenda in Ukraine

September 23, 2022 The United States will never recognize Ukrainian territory as anything other than part of Ukraine. Russia’s referenda are a sham – a false pretext to try to annex parts of Ukraine by force in flagrant violation of international law, including the United Nations Charter. We will work with our allies and partners to ... Read More»
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