Russian media analysis: Why is the United States keen to arm Ukraine?


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Reference News Network reported on November 25 that the website of the Russian newspaper published an article entitled "Why Washington wants to send helicopters and Stinger missiles to Ukraine" by Igor Dunayevsky, full-text excerpts are as follows: The administration of US President Joe Biden is considering sending military advisers to Ukraine and could significantly expand the list of weapons and equipment provided to Ukraine. CNN quoted anonymous sources with knowledge of discussions between the White House and related departments as saying that this refers to a new batch of "javelin" anti-tank missiles and mortars. In addition, the "Stinger" man-portable air defense missile system may also be included in the list of weapons provided to the Ukrainian armed forces (they are used to deal with, you know, the Donbass militia do not have aircraft). Finally, the Pentagon insisted on a number of Russian zhi mi-17 helicopter give Ukraine-The United States originally purchased these helicopters are designed to give the government of Afghanistan, but the Taliban came to power, their fate is in doubt. At the same time, according to CNN, some officials in the US government are more cautious about arming Ukraine, believing that Russia may regard the provision of such weapons to Ukraine as a "serious escalation of the situation". Of course, it is no accident that anonymous sources broke the news to the media. This is Washington asking for directions for the upcoming decision. White House spokesman Jane Psaki did not confirm any specific information.


Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.







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Russian media analysis: Why is the United States keen to arm Ukraine?


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Reference News Network reported on November 25 that the website of the Russian newspaper published an article entitled "Why Washington wants to send helicopters and Stinger missiles to Ukraine" by Igor Dunayevsky, full-text excerpts are as follows: The administration of US President Joe Biden is considering sending military advisers to Ukraine and could significantly expand the list of weapons and equipment provided to Ukraine. CNN quoted anonymous sources with knowledge of discussions between the White House and related departments as saying that this refers to a new batch of "javelin" anti-tank missiles and mortars. In addition, the "Stinger" man-portable air defense missile system may also be included in the list of weapons provided to the Ukrainian armed forces (they are used to deal with, you know, the Donbass militia do not have aircraft). Finally, the Pentagon insisted on a number of Russian zhi mi-17 helicopter give Ukraine-The United States originally purchased these helicopters are designed to give the government of Afghanistan, but the Taliban came to power, their fate is in doubt. At the same time, according to CNN, some officials in the US government are more cautious about arming Ukraine, believing that Russia may regard the provision of such weapons to Ukraine as a "serious escalation of the situation". Of course, it is no accident that anonymous sources broke the news to the media. This is Washington asking for directions for the upcoming decision. White House spokesman Jane Psaki did not confirm any specific information.


Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.