Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko addresses the 71st session of United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on September 21, 2016Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko railed against Russia at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, urging Moscow to give peace a chance in a more than two-year conflict in eastern Ukraine. The pro-Western leader called global instability “the biggest threat facing humanity,” repeatedly taking aim at Moscow with a war between pro-Russian rebels and Kiev now in its third year. Russia is directly involved in financing, sponsoring and coordinating “terrorist groups” in Ukraine and “armed to the teeth” around 38,000 troops operating in the east, Poroshenko said.

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