Russia hits back at West over Ukraine
The Herald|January 21, 2022
RUSSIA has accused the West of plotting “provocations" in Ukraine.


Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova alleged that Ukrainian and Western claims of an imminent Russian attack on Ukraine were a cover for staging large-scale provocations of their own, including those of military character.

“They may have extremely tragic consequences for the regional and global security, Zakharova said.

She pointed to the delivery of weapons to Ukraine by British military transport planes in recent days, claiming that Ukraine perceives Western military assistance as a carte blanche for a military operation in Donbas.

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