Former US secretary of state Albright: Putin lies to Russian people 'on an hourly basis'

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May 26, 2014, 7:21 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Brian Bonner

Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko meets with former United States Secretary of State and chairman of the National Democratic Institute, Madeleine Albright, on May 24 in Kyiv. In the background is Laura Jewett, NDI's regional director for Eurasia.

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Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state, on May 26 castigated Russian President Vladimir Putin’s dishonesty about events in Ukraine and the United States’ role in supporting Ukraine's fledgling democracy.

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