Ukraine president asks US for help; Jen Psaki thanks Russia for hat

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint session of Congress today, and asked U.S. lawmakers for military aid:

"America's war, too." Ukraine's president asks for help from U.S. Congress http://t.co/jmgT4yodEi pic.twitter.com/DFPCTfcXx2

— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 18, 2014

Ukraine prez: We can’t win a war with blankets. Obama admin: How about $46 million worth of blankets? http://t.co/cQ8c37U9C1

— Andrew Stiles (@AndrewStilesUSA) September 18, 2014

Shortly after Poroshenko’s plea to U.S. lawmakers for help fighting Russian-backed separatists, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki observed “Throwback Thursday” by thanking Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the cool hat:

.@back_ttys still have the pink hat, thanks @mfa_russia , waiting for colder weather in DC #ThrowBackThursdays #tbt pic.twitter.com/q2rCClK3Xu

— Jen Psaki (@statedeptspox) September 18, 2014

Psaki made the comment in response to a question to #AskJen:

You're welcome, twitter. pic.twitter.com/jXR5UkjGok

— BT (@back_ttys) September 18, 2014

This might be more of a question for Hillary Clinton:

.@statedeptspox do you still have the reset button?

— S.M (@redsteeze) September 18, 2014

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/18/ukraine-president-asks-us-for-help-jen-psaki-thanks-russia-for-throwbackthursday-hat/

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