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Biden calls Putin 'butcher' in visit with Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw

While Biden was visiting the Polish capital, reports on social media and television images showed large plumes of smoke rising over Lviv on Saturday

President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian refugees and humanitarian aid workers during a visit to PGE Narodowy Stadium, in Warsaw (Photo: AP/PTI)
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President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian refugees and humanitarian aid workers during a visit to PGE Narodowy Stadium, in Warsaw (Photo: AP/PTI)

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President Joe Biden denounced Vladimir Putin as “a butcher” while comforting refugees in Poland, saying he’s “not sure” the Kremlin has scaled back its military ambitions in Ukraine.

Biden’s comments during a tour of a refugee processing center in Warsaw followed a surprise meeting with Ukrainian officials to discuss how the U.S. could further help the country fight off Russia’s invasion.

While Biden was visiting the Polish capital, reports on social media and television images showed large plumes of smoke rising over Lviv on Saturday, with air raid sirens sounding in the western Ukrainian city that’s near the Polish border.

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First Published: Mar 26 2022 | 9:21 PM IST

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