Ukrainian soldiers. Archive photo
Financial support for the fighting in Ukraine on the part of Britain will run out by the end of the year, according to the Times newspaper, citing a source in the British Ministry of defence.
“In Britain, the ends of the arms, which it can give to Ukraine. The reality is… that the financial contribution of the United Kingdom in… (fighting Ukraine) will run out by the end of the year”, – stated in the message of the publication.
It is noted that the new Prime Minister of Britain will have to decide whether to spend in support of Kiev “billions of pounds” in a time when the country’s finances are in a tense situation.
The population of Britain begins to realize the extent of the sacrifices he has to go for Kiev, according to the newspaper. The Times cites the opinion of an ordinary citizen, who, though supports the arms of Ukraine, “freaking out” gas prices. “I think we’re a little guilty of excessive glorification of Ukrainians,” she said.
Russia had previously sent to NATO note due to supply arms to Ukraine. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any goods that contain weapons to Ukraine will become a legitimate target for Russia. The foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation stated that NATO countries “playing with fire” supplying arms to Ukraine. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov noted that the pumping arms of Ukraine from the West contributes to the success of the Russian-Ukrainian negotiations and will have a negative effect.