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April 21, 2021 

Cotton Statement on Russian Threats to Ukraine

Washington, D.C.  Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding Vladimir Putin’s recent comments warning the West not to “cross a red line” with Russia:

“As Russia encircles Ukraine on land and at sea, Vladimir Putin must understand that military aggression will be met with severe consequences. And it’s Joe Biden’s job to make Putin understand that—immediately.”