US weighs arms deliveries to Ukraine

February 3rd, 2015  
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Topic: US weighs arms deliveries to Ukraine

President Barack Obama's aides and top commanders are seriously considering providing arms and more military equipment to Ukraine as its army struggles against pro-Russian separatists, officials said Monday. The Obama administration had previously ruled out sending weapons to Ukraine's government but the failure of economic sanctions to persuade Russia to halt military assistance for the separatists has prompted a second look at the option, officials told AFP. Some senior figures in the administration now backed the move despite earlier concerns about triggering a dangerous escalation with Russia, officials said. Washington so far has provided non-lethal assistance to Ukraine, including flak jackets, medical supplies, radios and night-vision goggles.

February 3rd, 2015  
I am sure the Russians will be grateful for any materials the US wants to send it.

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