PoliticsResolution 758 passed by the US Congress contains 16 pages of war propaganda, accusing Russia of invading Ukraine but failing to provide any proof, former Republican congressman Ron Paul said.
(updated 19:39 05.12.2014)
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He said that the bill represented 16 pages of war propaganda, that was passed with only 10 votes against.
The former congressman said that, among other things, the resolution "accuses Russia of an invasion of Ukraine" but does so without any proof that could have been easily provided with satellites.
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The resolution also, according to the politician, urged the government in Kiev to resume military operation against Ukraine's eastern regions who sought independence.
Resolution 758 also states that the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight was downed by the independence supporters' missile, although the final report on the accident is expected only next year, with the preliminary report indicating no involvement of missiles.
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The United States has accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's internal affairs by supporting militia in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions and imposed sanctions against Russia. Moscow has repeatedly denied its involvement in the conflict and called for a peaceful settlement to the confrontation.