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Good morning. The charismatic leader who helped break the hold of communism in Poland decades ago told New Hampshire lawmakers Thursday that U.S. leadership is necessary to oppose Russia.

Lech Walesa’s message as he spoke before the New Hampshire General Court about the global danger posed by Russia’s attack on Ukraine was urgent.

“So here I am, begging you on my knees,” Walesa said, speaking through an interpreter. “We need to restore the leadership position of the United States in the world.”

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