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Zelenskyy Asks for Russia to be Declared a ‘Terrorist State’

The following article, Zelenskyy Asks for Russia to be Declared a ‘Terrorist State’, was first published on Flag And Cross.

The actions of the Russian army in Ukraine have been horrid, to say the least, and there are several international bodies who will certainly be taking a closer look at what has occurred in the coming weeks.

The conflict’s first war crimes trial has already begun, with a 20-something Russian soldier facing charges for shooting innocent civilians.

Now, as the Kremlin’s fighting force continues to escalate their evil, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is making a bold request.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with a congressional delegation led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kyiv Saturday, and called for Russia to officially be recognized as a “terrorist state,” he said Saturday in his nightly address.

McConnell said in a statement Saturday evening after the delegation had “just left” Ukraine that it was an “honor” to meet with Zelensky and his senior advisers. McConnell was joined on the unannounced trip by Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Barrasso of Wyoming and John Cornyn of Texas.

McConnell and the other senators became the latest US officials to visit Ukraine since Russia invaded the eastern European nation in late February.

McConnell let Ukraine know just where America stands.

The Kentucky Republican said in the statement that the delegation “reaffirmed” to Zelensky “that the United States stands squarely behind Ukraine and will sustain our support until Ukraine wins this war. It is also essential that America not stand alone.”

Russia’s actions in Ukraine have shattered the previously understood world order, with the Kremlin now finding itself on the outside-looking-in when it comes to the global community and their once-fearsome military appearing far more pedestrian.

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