Russia warns US against arming Ukrainian forces

  • Moscow has warned the US against providing weapons to Ukrainian forces, who are fighting rebels in eastern Ukraine, according to media reports.

    A spokesperson for Russia’s foreign ministry said that an American official’s suggestion that the US should consider supplying arms to Ukraine gave a “very serious signal.“

    A US official has said that “nothing is off the table” when it came to ways to supporting Ukraine.  

    Meanwhile, Ukraine’s PM Arseny Yatseniuk has said Putin’s actions in the region were a “threat to everyone.”


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