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Putin trying to ‘freeze Ukraine into submission’: Blinken

Russia invasion of Ukraine 'strategic failure': US
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday accused Russia of trying to make up for defeats on the battlefield in Ukraine by targeting the country’s infrastructure, leaving civilians without vital services.

“President (Vladimir) Putin seems to have decided that if he can’t seize Ukraine by force, he will try to freeze it into submission,” Blinken said after a meeting of the G7 foreign ministers in Germany.

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