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John McCain: Russia 'maintaining' Assad's hold on Syria

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Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., on Thursday blasted Russia's veto of a U.N. Security Council statement condemning Syrian air attacks against civilians, saying Moscow was committed to maintaining strongman Bashar al-Assad 's hold on power. McCain called the Russian vote “very disturbing” in a statement , noting that it was the second time in under a month that Moscow had blocked...