2024-05-30 20:16:45

US Contemplates Allowing Ukraine to Strike Russian Territory with US Weapons

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Recent developments reveal a growing openness in the US government to potentially permit Ukraine to use US-supplied weapons to attack Russian territory, although a final decision is pending. This shift follows statements by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken indicating the effectiveness of US weapons in Ukraine.

While pressure mounts on President Biden to authorize such strikes, concerns about escalation and repercussions persist. Russia has accused NATO and Western nations of goading Ukraine to prolong the conflict, warning of dire consequences if attacks on Russian territory proceed.

The debate within NATO and the US government intensifies over whether Ukraine should be granted the ability to target Russian objectives with Western weapons, as strategic concerns and potential ramifications come to the forefront.

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30. Mai 2024 um 20:33

From Allies and Advisers, Pressure Grows on Biden to Allow Attacks on Russian Territory

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Pressure grows on President Biden to allow attacks on Russian territory with U.S. weapons in Ukraine, with concerns about escalation and potential consequences. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hints at a possible reassessment of the ban on attacking inside Russia based on changing battlefield conditions.
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30. Mai 2024 um 03:11

US may loosen 'straitjacket' for Ukraine to strike Russian territory

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US officials have shown openness to the possibility of allowing Kiev to use US-supplied weapons to launch attacks on Russian territory, although no final decision has been made. The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, stated that US weapons are having a "real effect" and that the Russian military cannot achieve its goals in the campaign against the Kharkov region in northeast Ukraine. The US has been the largest provider of aid to Ukraine and is working with European allies to help the country build long-term capabilities.
World - South China Morning Post
30. Mai 2024 um 11:03

Ukraine war: Kremlin accuses Nato of ‘provoking’ Kyiv to prolong conflict with Russia | South China Morning Post

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The Kremlin accused Nato and Western countries of encouraging Ukraine to continue its conflict with Russia, escalating tensions. Western capitals were criticized for allowing Ukraine to use weapons they supplied against targets inside Russia, leading to a new round of escalation.
New York Times - World
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30. Mai 2024 um 12:56

Kampf mit gebundenen Händen: Soll die Ukraine mit westlichen Waffen Ziele in Russland angreifen dürfen?

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Die Frage, ob die Ukraine mit westlichen Waffen Ziele in Russland angreifen darf, sorgt für Diskussionen innerhalb der US-Regierung und innerhalb der NATO. Während die USA und Deutschland solche Angriffe untersagen, erlauben andere NATO-Länder wie Schweden, Polen, die baltischen Republiken und Frankreich der Ukraine dezidiert, militärische Ziele in Russland zu bekämpfen. Die Ukraine ist somit auf ihre eigenen Waffen angewiesen und kämpft mit gebundenen Händen.
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30. Mai 2024 um 15:37

NATO-Generalsekretär Stoltenberg: "Was wir bisher getan haben, ist nicht genug"

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NATO-Generalsekretär Stoltenberg fordert beim Außenministertreffen in Prag mehr Unterstützung für die Ukraine und ein Umdenken hinsichtlich der Einschränkungen für den Einsatz westlicher Waffen. Gastgeber Tschechien möchte der Ukraine erlauben, Geschosse für Angriffe in Russland zu nutzen. Russland warnt vor den Folgen einer solchen Entscheidung.
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