Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks at an annual news conference on Russia's foreign policy issues at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
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Russia hit back Wednesday at U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, saying it showed the United States believes it is "No.Obama said his country was upholding "the principle that bigger nations can't bully the small" by opposing what he called Russian aggression and supporting democracy in Ukraine, and that Russia was isolated.Relations between Russia and the United States have sunk to their lowest level since the end of the Cold War, mainly because of Moscow's confrontation with the West over the crisis in Ukraine, during which the West has imposed sanctions on Russia.The Kremlin spokesman for his part said in an interview published Wednesday that Western countries were trying to use the Ukraine conflict to topple Putin and wreck Russia's economy.
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