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Russia in ‘blatant’ bid to rewrite rules of global order: von der Leyen

US says Putin claim of defensive war ‘patently absurd’
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EU chief Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday accused Russia of making a “blatant attempt to rewrite the rules of the international order”.

In a speech lashing out at Moscow over its troop buildup on the Ukraine border, she charged Russia, like China, with seeking to “replace the existing international rules — they prefer the rule of the strongest to the rule of law, intimidation instead of self-determination.”

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