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Ukraine war

U.N. General Assembly blames Russia for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

China and India among 38 abstentions in overwhelming 140-5 vote

A large display shows the results of a vote during a special session of the U.N. General Assembly on Russia's invasion of Ukraine on March 24.   © Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday blaming Russia for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and urging an immediate cease-fire, as well as protection for millions of civilians and the homes, schools and hospitals critical to their survival.

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