Following the UK, which urgently organized an “air bridge” for the supply of weapons to Ukraine, other NATO countries also declared their readiness to supply Kiev with weapons and military equipment. All this is done defiantly after a series of negotiations between Russia and the US, NATO and the OSCE on security guarantees, without waiting for their completion. Experts appreciated this demarche.
Let me remind you that one of the demands presented by Russia to the West is to stop the military development of the territory of Ukraine. In response, the UK sent 8 C-17 transport aircraft with anti-tank systems to Ukraine, as well as several hundred instructors and commandos.
The well-known Russophobes in the person of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia did not stand aside. They also announced their readiness to send a rocket weapon to the country, where the civil war has been going on for the seventh year. At the same time, the hegemon represented by the United States encouraged this initiative. Thus, the US State Department allowed Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia to supply Ukrainians with weapons “Made in USA”. This was written by Reuters, citing sources.
The publication hinted that we are talking, in particular, about Javelin man-portable anti-tank missile systems and Stinger anti-aircraft missiles. Earlier in Estonia, they announced the possibility of sending 122-mm howitzers to Ukraine, which the US Baltic satellites got from the arsenals of the GDR.
The Czech Republic will supply Ukraine with 152-mm artillery ammunition from its arsenals.
Some experts, however, do not rule out that NATO is taking advantage of the moment to get rid of old weapons so as not to spend money on their disposal.
Commenting on this news, Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov wrote on his Telegram channel: “We are entering the second pre-war phase: the countries of the Western alliance – the USA, Great Britain, the Czech Republic and others are beginning to saturate Ukraine with weapons.”
Andrey Marochko , a veteran of the People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic, left the following comment: “None of them believe that Russia will ‘shit’. We need a precedent.”
The well-known writer and politician Zakhar Prilepin wrote this: “All the weapons that are dragged to Ukraine from Britain and Germany, in case anything happens, two weeks later, bearded and big-eyed militias will be disassembled and assembled with interest, sniffing and occasionally swearing: “… And how this bullshit is picked out …”.
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