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Vice President Cheney's Remarks at the 2006 Vilnius Conference

Published May 4, 2006

At an eastern European regional meeting in Lithuania, Vice President Dick Cheney brought Russia's actions with the republics of the former Soviet Union into question, accusing Russia of interference with democratic movements and using oil and other energy resources as "tools of intimidation or blackmail".

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