The UN General Assembly vote  condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is displayed during Wednesday’s meeting in New York. Photo: Reuters
The UN General Assembly vote condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is displayed during Wednesday’s meeting in New York. Photo: Reuters
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UN votes to condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine, but China again stays silent

  • The General Assembly’s vote to denounce the attacks ordered by Vladimir Putin was 141 in favour, 5 opposed and 35 abstentions, including Beijing
  • The US ambassador urged Russian soldiers to stop fighting: ‘Your leaders are lying to you. Do everything you can to put down your weapons and leave Ukraine’

The UN General Assembly vote  condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is displayed during Wednesday’s meeting in New York. Photo: Reuters
The UN General Assembly vote condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is displayed during Wednesday’s meeting in New York. Photo: Reuters
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