The Wall Street Journal: At U.N., Haley condemns ‘reckless Russian escalation’ with Ukraine

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia over the seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships and Kiev put its troops on military alert in response to an incident that is ratcheting up tensions between Moscow and the West.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the country’s parliament had approved his declaration of martial law for 30 days starting Wednesday, for a number of provinces most vulnerable to Russian aggression.

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Haley called the seizure of the ships “yet another reckless Russian escalation” and said, “It will further undermine Russia’s standing in the world.

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