24 Jul 2014

State Dept. accuses Russia of firing artillery into Ukraine but refuses to provide any evidence

During a press briefing Thursday, State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf accused Russia of firing artillery across the border into Ukraine, but refused to give any evidence supporting her claim. When Associated Press reporter Matt Lee attempted to follow up by asking if this information was based on a YouTube video, Harf brushed off his question and then said “I just said I wasn’t going to give you the underlying source for it.” A bitter back-and-forth then followed.

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