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They’re lobbying for Ukraine pro bono – and making millions from arms firms

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2023
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Some of Washington’s most powerful lobbyists are providing their services to Ukraine for free – but at the same time, they are taking in millions in fees from Pentagon contractors who stand to benefit from the country’s war with Russia.

Following Russian president Vladimir Putin’s internationally condemned decision to invade Ukraine there was an outpouring of support to the besieged nation from seemingly every industry in America. But, arguably, one of the most crucial industries coming to Ukraine’s aid has been Washington’s powerful lobbying industry.

The invasion has led some of the...

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/mar/01/ukraine-lobbyists-washington-defense-industry

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