Published on Mar 27, 2014
US Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla) stated before Congress Thursday that the US should be pleased that nearly two million people were able to exercise self-determination in Crimea. The remarks came before a congressional vote to give financial aid to Ukraine and impose more sanctions on Russia.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama gave a speech in Brussels, Belgium implying that what Russia did in Crimea was worse than what the US did in Iraq, downplaying American involvement in countries around the world. RT’s Gayane Chichakyan takes a look into what the president left out of his speech.