Eastern Europe

News about Eastern Europe such as Russia, Ukraine, Romania and the Baltic Nations, including archived articles on Tsarizm.

Zakharova Blasts Macron For Claiming Supplying Kiev With Fighters Won’t Escalate Conflict

“Does the French president think that supplying the Kiev regime with arms, heavy weapons, and aircraft for combat operations will not escalate the situation? I refuse to believe that a grown man can have such logic,” the Russian diplomat added. “Such statements only increase the already insatiable appetite of Zelensky’s regime, which, by shelling hospitals and massacring civilians, has clearly demonstrated that injecting Western military equipment – how did Mr. Macron put it? – will not lead to an escalation of the conflict.

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Biden To Send Long-Range Missiles To Ukraine As Part Of Additional $2.2 Billion In Military Aid

In addition to the Biden administration sending an additional $2.2 billion in military aid to Ukraine, this round will include longer-range rockets that Kyiv has been eager to receive. The donation of longer-range rockets comes a week after the U.S. and Germany announced that they would be sending M1 Abrams tanks, Bradley Fighting Vehicles, and Leopard tanks to Ukraine.

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U.S. Treasury Targets Wagner Group In New Sanctions Against Russian Entities

On Thursday, Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen announced that the Russian paramilitary organization Wagner Group is among numerous Russian entities being sanctioned for their involvement in Russia’s war in Ukraine. The most recent round of sanctions from both the Treasury and Department of State target the individuals and organizations supporting the infrastructure of Putin’s war in Ukraine.

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