TRIBUNNEWS.COM – The Russian Defense Ministry claims that the United States is directly involved in the war in Ukraine.
Moscow says the role of US intelligence has come under scrutiny after the Kremlin accused the White House of supplying targeted information that Kyiv used to carry out long-range missile attacks.
The Guardian cited Russia accusing Washington of being responsible for rocket attacks on populated areas in the eastern Donbass and other regions.
“All this indisputably proves that Washington is directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine, contrary to the claims of the White House and the Pentagon,” the ministry said in a statement.
President Joe Biden’s administration has provided more than $8 billion (£6.55 billion) in security aid to Ukraine since Russia’s invasion in February.
The aid includes an additional $550 million announced Monday (1/8/2022).
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But vehemently denied that the US was part of the conflict or at war with Russia.
Ukrainian officials praise US HIMARS system
The Kremlin’s remarks came after Vadim Skbitsky, deputy chief of military intelligence of Ukraine, was interviewed by The Telegraph on Monday (1/8/2022).
Skibitsky said the US-made HIMARS long-range artillery system was very effective in destroying Russian fuel and ammunition.