2022-05-26 15:05:10

Why Do Some on the Left Excuse Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?



Why Do Some on the Left Excuse Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

President Joe Biden signed into law a $40 billion aid package to fund security, humanitarian, and economic aid to Ukraine. While progressive lawmakers like Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and House Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted for the bill, some activists criticized the move.

The left has been split on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with some compelled to oppose any Western-backed position and others insisting that Ukraine has the right to sovereignty and self-determination.

 

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