Top U.S. diplomat urged U.N. Security Council to stop Russia's Ukraine war. Russia ranted about Nazis.

The top diplomats from Russia and Ukraine were in the same room, briefly, on Thursday at an extraordinary meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York. "The United States urged Russia to end its impunity. Russia ranted about fighting Nazis. Ukraine insisted it had the right to be free," Politico summarized.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reminded the Security Council members of how Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sharply raised their food and energy costs, and he urged them to hold Russia to account for violating the fundamental precepts of the United Nations. "That President [Vladimir] Putin picked this week, as most of the world gathers at the United Nations, to add fuel to the fire he started shows his utter contempt and disdain for the U.N. Charter, the U.N. General Assembly, and this council," Blinken said.

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