Summary: S.Res.709 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/27/2018)

Strongly condemns Russia's actions against Ukraine in the Kerch Strait, including the attack and seizure of Ukrainian naval ships and sailors. Calls on Russia to release the sailors and ships and to stop its harassment of ships in the strait. Calls on the President to express his administration's opposition to Russia's attack at every opportunity, and affirms the Department of State's declaration that it is U.S. policy to never recognize Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea.

Urges the international community to unite in opposition to Russia's actions in the strait.