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Blinken brings anti-graft message, old Russia foe to Ukraine

5 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - When Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to Ukraine this week he'll be carrying a tough anti-graft message and strong U.S. backing for the country's response to Russian aggression. He'll also be bringing along a familiar face in the Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over the former Soviet republic: Victoria Nuland.
The one-day stop is intended to demonstrate America's continued commitment to Ukraine as it copes with Russia's support for separatists and a buildup of troops along its eastern border, as well as to press Kyiv on corruption. It comes at a time of heightened U.S...
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