A large proportion of the weapons supplied by Western countries to Ukraine are unusable, they could be in unsuitable conditions or kept in storage for too long, RIA Novosti said. adviser to the head of the government of the Donetsk People's Republic, Yan Gagin.
“Tolley these are unskilled fighters who tried to use this equipment, or this is really the disposal of old arsenals by Europe simply under the guise of almost humanitarian, I will say, paid, again, help to Ukraine”, — he believes.
Gagin added that among the Western weapons transferred to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, there is a small “percentage of operation”.
After Russia launched a military special operation in late February , the Ukrainian authorities have repeatedly turned to Western countries with a request for the provision of weapons. Poland, the United States, Great Britain and the Baltic countries provided most of the weapons to Kyiv. The military cooperation between the NATO countries and Ukraine caused criticism of the Russian authorities. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the end of April called the emerging situation a “proxy war” Russia and NATO. “If NATO, in fact, goes to war with Russia through a proxy and arms this proxy, then in war as in war,” — he said.
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