Blinken takes message that is anti-graft old Russia foe to Ukraine

Blinken takes message that is anti-graft old Russia foe to Ukraine

by: MATTHEW LEE, Related Press

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2014, file image, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian matters Victoria Nuland speaks having a border that is ukrainian basic during her stop by at their state Border Guard provider in Kyiv, Ukraine. Whenever Secretary of State Antony Blinken moves to Ukraine he’ll be carrying a difficult anti-graft message and powerful U.S. backing for the country’s reaction to Russian hostility. He’ll also be bringing along a familiar face in the Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over Ukraine: Victoria Nuland. The simple existence in Kyiv of Nuland, today the # 3 state dept. authoritative, will probably aggravate Russia. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken found its way to Ukraine on Wednesday holding a challenging anti-graft message and powerful U.S. backing for the country’s a reaction to Russian violence. Blinken in addition has brought along a face that is familiar the long-running Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over Ukraine: Victoria Nuland, today the number 3 state dept. authoritative.

The end is intended to America’s that is demonstrate continued to Ukraine since it copes with Russia’s help for separatists and a accumulation of soldiers along its east edge, along with to push Kyiv on corruption. Continue reading “Blinken takes message that is anti-graft old Russia foe to Ukraine”