Russia has "outright lied" to the United Nations about its actions in Ukraine, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power charged during an emergency meeting Thursday of the Security Council. "At every step, Russia has come before this Council to say everything except the truth," Power said. "It has manipulated. It has obfuscated. It has outright lied. So we have learned to measure Russia by its actions and not by its words."

Justin Sink of The Hill reports, Ms. Power:

… spoke at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council convened just hours after the reported troop movements.

Seems nobody told Ms. Power, before she went to the U.N., that lying is what the Russians do. She went on to plead:

"How can we tell those countries that border Russia that their peace and sovereignty is guaranteed, if we do not make our message heard on Ukraine?

Russia seems to be undaunted by Ms. Power’s speech and, according to the BBC, is now sending its state-of-the-art tanks into the invasion.

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