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July 21, 2022 11:22 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to a Senate Foreign Relations Committee press release, U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Ben Cardin introduced a resolution "recognizing Russia’s actions in Ukraine, which include forced deportations to Russia and the purposeful killing of Ukrainian civilians in mass atrocities, as constituting a genocide against the people of Ukraine." The senators introduced the resolution shortly after Ukraine's first lady, Olena Zelenska, delivered a plea directly to Congress on July 20. 

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