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Russia Issues Arrest Warrant for Senator Lindsey Graham After His Statements on the Ukraine Conflict


On Monday, the Russian Interior Ministry took a drastic step of issuing an arrest warrant against U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina. This action comes in response to Graham's remarks concerning the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

A video snippet from a meeting between Graham and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, published by Zelenskyy’s office, showed the Senator stating “the Russians are dying”. He further labeled the U.S. military support for Ukraine as “the best money we’ve ever spent.” Although these comments were made at different points in the conversation, the Ukrainian presidential office's video positioned them together, sparking intense reactions in Russia.

Responding to the controversy, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, on Sunday, stated that having such senators represented a significant disgrace for any nation.

In addition to the arrest warrant, Russia's premier criminal investigation authority, the Investigative Committee, has initiated a criminal investigation against Senator Graham. The Interior Ministry's Monday move to list him on its official record of wanted criminal suspects further escalates the situation

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Unknown member
Jun 10, 2023

Arrest warrant issued and criminal investigation started..because he “said mean things”. Now THAT sounds like putins ruzzia. Just like the 15 year penalty for speaking ill of the gov’t, or calling the “special military operation “ a WAR. At least they have plenty of toilets there now, but they’re all in outhouses.

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Unknown member
Jun 01, 2023

they're aware that this likely won't happen like ever right?

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Unknown member
May 29, 2023

Putin is real ? I thin Russia have 5or 6 fake Putin ,only the real Putin is Deap in a BunkerSKERRY GAY OR GA

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Unknown member
May 29, 2023

"The Russians are dying" uhmm thats a literal fact along with the Ukrainians.

"The best money we've ever spent" Quite subjective and a bit of an exaggeration, but you can't argue that the military aid has been quite effective.

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Unknown member
May 29, 2023

I think Graham's comments, while probably reflecting what he thought, had a lot to do with him finding a new hero to worship in Zelenskyy. He looked about as starry eyed as I would be if I were sitting across the table from the Ukrainian president.

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