February 16, 1951 – Joseph Stalin attacks the United Nations

February 16, 1951 – Joseph Stalin attacks the United Nations

In a statement focusing on the situation in Korea, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin charges that the United Nations has become “a weapon of aggressive war.”

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January 14, 1980 – United Nations vote “deplores” Soviet intervention in Afghanistan

January 14, 1980 – United Nations vote “deplores” Soviet intervention in Afghanistan

In a crushing diplomatic rebuke to the Soviet Union, the U.N. General Assembly votes 104 to 18 to “deplore” the Russian intervention in Afghanistan.

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