Russia warns of dire consequences after the US aid plan for Ukraine

Russia warns of dire consequences after the US aid plan for Ukraine 0
Russia warns of dire consequences after the US aid plan for Ukraine 0

(Dan Tri) – The Kremlin said the expected US military aid package for Ukraine will not change the situation on the front lines.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov (Photo: Reuters).

`The Russian armed forces are improving their position on the front… The money allocated and the number of weapons supplied will not change this dynamic,` Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

`The aid package will lead to new victims on the Ukrainian side. More Ukrainians will die, Ukraine will suffer greater losses,` Mr. Peskov added.

After months of deadlock, the US House of Representatives on April 20 approved nearly $61 billion in aid to Ukraine.

Accordingly, more than 1/3 of the aid package, equivalent to 23.2 billion USD, is used to supplement weapons, infrastructure, and warehouses;

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on Washington to quickly turn the bill into law and proceed with weapons transfers, saying long-range weapons and air defense systems are Kiev’s top priorities.

`I think this support will really strengthen the Ukrainian armed forces and we will have a chance to win,` Mr. Zelensky said.

However, Russia said the US defense industry will be the real beneficiary of this aid package.

`We also realize that most of this money will remain in the United States. America will become richer and will receive additional benefits by providing assistance to Ukraine. For (President Vladimir) Putin, this

Russian officials warn that the US aid package will only prolong the conflict and deepen crises around the world.

`This round of US military aid cannot save Ukraine. Furthermore, Washington’s decision will only prolong hostilities and increase the number of victims of the conflict,` Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that the military support of the US, UK and France for Ukraine has pushed the world to the brink of direct conflict between nuclear powers.

`The West is teetering dangerously on the brink of a direct military conflict between nuclear powers, with catastrophic consequences,` Lavrov said at a conference in Moscow on space.

`What is especially worrying is the fact that it is the `trio` of Western nuclear states that are among the main sponsors of the Kiev regime, which initiates various provocative steps. We

According to the Financial Times, some Ukrainian soldiers said they hoped the new US aid package would improve the situation, although a senior Ukrainian official admitted it `will help slow down, but not stop`.

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