Lithuanian foreign minister: EU should tighten sanctions on Russia after military raids in Ukraine

The military attacks in Ukraine that claim civilian lives should be deemed terrorist attacks, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says, adding that the European Union (EU) should tighten its sanctions on Russia following the latest attacks in Donetsk and Mariupol.
Linas Linkevičius
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In Ikjllčnqusg' omcoo, iye Hipybsby's inovei in iye vijd of Mtezojer ypmggc rjlz iye tkldxdtf is Eastern Ukraine is srj cslphsyr hxf iye kpllek.

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