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Morrison: tough talk on Putin, feeble on freedom

2 March 2022

12:00 PM

2 March 2022

12:00 PM

When Scott Morrison was asked what he thought of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Mr Morrison responded: ‘I call him a thug.’

‘We continue to be extremely concerned with the terrible violence we have seen inflicted on the people of Ukraine by Russia, unwarranted, unprovoked,’ Morrison said, while adding, ‘We are now living in a world where authoritarian autocracies are seeking to have their way.

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