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Blinken sits down with Ukrainian bar band for ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’

kyiv — Neil Young’s songs are not generally used as diplomatic tools. On Tuesday evening, in the war-torn Ukrainian capital, shortly before curfew, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken deployed a left-handed guitar to support kyiv in its fight against Russia.

Before Blinken became America’s top diplomat, he was a serious rock guitarist — and with a Ukrainian band he played “Rockin’ in the Free World,” a 1989 song by Young, the Canadian-American musician, in front of a crowded basement music club. .


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