U.S. ambassador to U.N. visits Ukraine, slams Russian 'aggression'

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(Worthy News)-- A senior U.S. diplomat, on a visit Thursday to Ukraine, has slammed what she called Russian "aggression" in the country, CNN reported.

Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, pledged support to Ukraine and delivered a pep talk of sorts that encouraged Ukrainians to "demand change."

"America is clear-eyed when it comes to seeing the truth about Russia's destabilizing" actions in Ukraine, she said, adding that U.S. support for Ukrainians is "unwavering."

If Russia "continues to violate the rules upon which international peace and security" stands," Power said, then the United States will "raise the costs on Russia" and "rally other countries to do the same." --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/11/europe/samantha-power-in-ukraine/index.html" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]

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