Biden tells Naval Academy grads Putin 'NATO-ized Europe'

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I'm Ed Donahue with an AP news minute President Biden told naval academy graduates they will be representatives and defenders of our democracy The president spoke as free societies are under threat from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's maritime expansion For the rest of your careers you're going to face challenges unforeseen You're going to have to adapt and be ready to lead your people through whatever lies ahead The president says Russian president Vladimir Putin's brutal war in Ukraine shows the world as aligning not on geography but in terms of values Attacking schools nurseries hospitals museums with no other purpose And eliminate a culture He added this is what you are graduating into The president said Putin's intent was to in his words Finland Europe to make it all neutral Instead he NATO wise All of Europe Bringing nations together I'm Ed

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