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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Tillerson Vows Forever Sanctions on Russia
by Stephen Lendman
According to acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner, Tillerson spoke to (illegitimate US-installed putschist) Ukraine (puppet) president Petro Poroshenko on Monday.
He reiterated Washington's firm commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity – saying sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control of the Crimean peninsula to Ukraine and fully implements its Minsk agreement commitments.
Fact: The Republic of Crimea is sovereign Russian Federation territory. The overwhelming will of its people by national referendum wants it no other way.
Fact: In February, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said "Crimea…belong(s) to the Russian Federation. We don't give back our own territory."
Fact: Russia and Donbass freedom fighters alone observe Minsk terms. Kiev putschists consistently violate them unaccountab
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