Truss says Putin's threats 'will not work' in UN address
Guardian, 22 Sep 2022
British prime minister Liz truss tells world leaders at the UN that Vladimir Putin's threats will not succeed, urging them not to 'let up' on dealing with Russian president, despite domestic concerns over soaring energy prices.
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'We have seen Putin trying to justify his catastrophic failures,' Truss said. 'He is doubling down by sending even more reservists to a terrible fate. He is desperately trying to claim the mantle of democracy for a regime without human rights or freedoms. And he is making yet more bogus claims and sabre-rattling threats. This will not work.'
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