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Things Are Getting Edgy Here in Ukraine. And Cold.

Which is why Secretary of State Blinken continues his rounds of desperate diplomacy
Things are getting edgy here in Ukraine. And cold.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky walks to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on September 1, 2021, in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Fox News

With some 125,000 Russian troops built up near the country some said to be as close as 25 miles from the border, Ukrainian President Zelensky snapped. He was reacting to a comment from President Biden, which the president later withdrew implying a “minor incursion” of Russian troops might not require a major reaction from the West.

Zelensky tweeted: “We want to remind the great powers that there are no minor incursions and small nations. Just as there are no minor causalities and little grief from the loss of loved ones. I say this as the President of a great power.” 

Which is why Secretary of State Antony Blinken continues his rounds of desperate diplomacy. He was here yesterday. Today he was in Berlin meeting German and European officials. Tomorrow he’s in Switzerland seeing Russian Foreign Minister Lovrov. 

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