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March 17, 2022

US President Biden calls Putin a "murderous dictator, pure thug"

Source: CNN

US President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "pure thug" while speaking at a St. Patrick's Day event Thursday.

At the annual Friends of Ireland Luncheon on Capitol Hill, Biden said Putin is a “murderous dictator, a pure thug who is waging an immoral war against the people of Ukraine.”

Biden also said Ireland has “stepped up” in the face of Russian aggression against Ukraine. He said the relationship between Ireland and the United States was “taking on an even more intense and cooperative forum than it ever has because of Ireland's neutrality.”

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Read more: https://www.cnn.com/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-03-17-22/h_27fb721b601fbd0c4abcb15df4fc0811

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