Biden visits Poland to reassure allies of US support

Author : Mircea Birca | Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Posted in category Eurasia, Eurasia News
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imgVice President of the United States Joe Biden arrived in Poland Tuesday during a visit to reassure allies that the United States will stand up to Russian aggression in neighboring Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin moved forward quickly with plans to absorb Crimea, in defiance of new sanctions by the United States and Europe have imposed a day earlier. In a fiery speech in Moscow, Putin criticized the West to sow unrest in Ukraine.

The movement of Russia, blatant disregard of its neighbors and the U.S. high pressure on Biden to convince its NATO allies that the United States will not stand idly by .

Biden ‘s visit to the region is part of a broader campaign of the United States to send a clear signal to Putin following the referendum on Sunday in the Crimea , which the United States has rejected as illegal.

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