Russia warns US that sending weapons to Ukraine may have ‘unpredictable consequences’

Russia sent a diplomatic letter to the United States this week warning that if it does not stop supplying weapons to Ukraine, there will be “unforeseeable consequences”, according to what was published this Friday. the newspaper The Washington Post.

The aforementioned newspaper said it had access to the diplomatic note, in which Moscow warns that the arms shipments by the US and NATO to Ukraine are “adding fuel” to the conflict and that they could trigger “unforeseeable consequences”. hours before the Post advance the news, the television channel CNN also said they had access to the document.

On Wednesday, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, communicated to his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, the sending of an additional package of military assistance worth 800 million dollars, with more lethal weapons, to confront Russia in the new phase of the invasion more focused on Donbas.

After speaking by phone with Zelensky, Biden said in a statement that weapons from the United States and other Western countries have been “crucial” for Ukraine to resist the Russian invasion in the first month and a half of war, with a “devastating effect” for Ukraine. Russia’s goals.

American weaponry for kyiv

According to the list released by the Pentagon, the new military assistance includes for the first time, since the beginning of the invasion on February 24, 18 Howitzers 155-millimeter cannons with 40,000 ammunition; To which are added 10 AN/TPQ-36 type anti-artillery radars and two AN/MPQ-54 air surveillance radars.

The package also contains 300 Switchblade drones (which have anti-armour warheads), 500 Javelin anti-tank missiles, 200 armored personnel carriers, 100 Humvees light armored vehicles, 11 Mi-17 helicopters, 30,000 armored helmets and uniforms, and 2,000 laser and optical binoculars.

The list highlights the presence of protective equipment against possible chemical, biological and nuclear attacks; and unmanned coastal defense vessels.

Ukrainian civilians arm themselves against Russia


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