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Russia warned the US to stop arming Ukraine and threatened with “unpredictable consequences”

Russia warned the US to stop arming Ukraine and threatened with “unpredictable consequences”

This week Russia sent a formal diplomatic note to the United States warning that U.S. and NATO shipments of the “most sensitive” weapons systems to Ukraine were “adding fuel” to the conflict there and could bring “unpredictable consequences,” The Washington Post reported.

The diplomatic démarche, a copy of which was reviewed by The Washington Post, came as President Biden approved a dramatic expansion in the scope of weapons being provided to Ukraine. An $800 million package, including 155 mm howitzers — a serious upgrade in long-range artillery to match Russian systems — coastal defense drones and armored vehicles, additional portable anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapons, as well as millions of rounds of ammunition.

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