Isolated Russia Defends Ukraine War at UN General Assembly

Facing deepening isolation on the world stage, Russia faced a crucial test of support Monday as the 193 members of the UN General Assembly held an extraordinary debate on a resolution condemning Moscow's "unprovoked armed aggression" in Ukraine. During the rare emergency special session -- just the 11th the Assembly has held in the United Nations' 77-year history -- Russia defended its decision to invade its neighbor as member state after member state made a plea for peace. "The fighting in Ukraine must stop," warned UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, after the session began with a m

Isolated Russia Defends Ukraine War at UN General Assembly
Facing deepening isolation on the world stage, Russia faced a crucial test of support Monday as the 193 members of the UN General Assembly held an extraordinary debate on a resolution condemning Moscow's "unprovoked armed aggression" in Ukraine. During the rare emergency special session -- just the 11th the Assembly has held in the United Nations' 77-year history -- Russia defended its decision to invade its neighbor as member state after member state made a plea for peace. "The fighting in Ukraine must stop," warned UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, after the session began with a m