Blinken performs ‘Rockin’ In the Free World,’ however ‘free world’ struggles towards intolerant forces | EUROtoday

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It was a little bit bit on the nostril. On a visit to Kyiv, Secretary of State Antony Blinken swapped his swimsuit for a extra informal button-down and appeared, a guitar slung over his shoulder, on the entrance of a stage in a bar within the Ukrainian capital. There — earlier than a crowd of locals, U.S. diplomats and the touring press pack that accompanies him on his official journeys — Blinken carried out a rendition of the 1989 tune “Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World” by Canadian American musician Neil Young.