Putin is looking abroad for an enemy as he feels the heat at home

Posted On: Jun 21, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Putin is looking abroad for an enemy as he feels the heat at home

Summary List Placement Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Kiev on Thursday as part of a new push from the Biden administration to show support for Ukraine in the wake of Russia's recent military action on the border.
Blinken met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and emphasized the US's commitment to the country.
Washington is "actively looking at strengthening even further our security cooperation and our security assistance," Blinken said, adding that while most of the Russian troops deployed to the border had been withdrawn, "significant forces remain."
"We are monitoring the situation very, very closely," Blinken said alongside Zelenskiy, according to Reuters. "And I can tell you, Mr. President, that we stand strongly with you, partners do as well. I heard the same thing when I was at NATO a couple of weeks ago and we look to Russia to cease reckless and aggressive actions."
Blinken's visit to Ukraine is no doubt a calculated response by the Biden administration to Russia's deployment...

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