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Fact vs. Fiction: Russian Disinformation on Ukraine

The Department of State, working with the U.S. interagency, is aware of several Russian military and intelligence entities that are engaged in information confrontation targeting Ukraine.  These activities include the spread of disinformation and propaganda attempting to paint Ukraine and Ukrainian government officials as the aggressor in the Russia-Ukraine relationship.  Such measures are intended to ...
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The Stakes of Russian Aggression for Ukraine and Beyond

JANUARY 20, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon.  First, let me say how honored I am by the presence of so many friends, colleagues, leaders across different communities here in Germany, and also leaders in the partnership that links our two countries.  I’m grateful to all of you for being here, grateful for this opportunity as ...
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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Chief of Staff for the President of the European Commission Seibert

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Today, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Bjoern Seibert, Chief of Staff for European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels.  They discussed Russia’s continued and unprovoked military build-up on Ukraine’s borders. The Deputy Secretary briefed Seibert on the NATO-Russia Council meeting earlier today, and on her engagement at the Strategic Stability Dialogue. Agreeing that Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity are shared ...
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FACT SHEET: U.S. Diplomatic Engagement with European Allies and Partners Ahead of Talks with Russia

“We are absolutely committed to the principle nothing about Ukraine without Ukraine, just as we are fully committed to the principle nothing about Europe without Europe.” Secretary of State Tony Blinken, January 7, 2022 The United States, along with its Allies and partners, has underscored its readiness to impose significant costs on Russia if it ...
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