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Moscow accuses the US of allowing Americans to be sent to Ukraine

He points out that the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington recruits gringos to fight on Ukrainian territory

The US allows the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington to recruit Americans to participate in combat operations on Ukrainian territory, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajárova, reported on Thursday.

For the official, this fact shows that the United States wants to fuel the conflict with the aim of provoking a defeat for Russia.

"We assess the collusion shown by the US authorities in the face of such activity as further proof that Washington is not interested in resolving the Ukrainian crisis and aspires to fuel that conflict, wishing to inflict a strategic defeat on Russia," the diplomat said.

Zakharova recalled that the activities of the Ukrainian Embassy contradict the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961.

media data

The spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry cited data from foreign media, according to which since the start of the Russian special operation in Ukraine about 20.000 U.S. expressed the desire to help Kyiv and that the Ukrainian diplomatic mission officially registered more than 6.000 applications.

"We demand that the US side put an end to such activity by the Ukrainian Embassy, ​​which creates a direct threat to the lives and safety of citizens from the US, contradicts its diplomatic status and can have serious and unpredictable international consequences," Zajárova warned in her comment.

More than six thousand 800 foreign mercenaries

According to the spokesman for Russian Ministry of DefenseMajor General Igor Konashénkov, in statements made in April, the Ukrainian government recruited 824 mercenaries from 63 countries since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine.

In statements provided in April, he specified that 717 come from Poland; 500 are from the United States, Canada and Romania; from the United Kingdom and Georgia, 300 each; while 193 arrived in Ukraine from the areas of the Syrian Arab Republic controlled by Türkiye.

Special operation in Ukraine

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a special military operation in Ukraine to protect people "who have been suffering from abuse and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years."

After this decision, the United States and its allies announced the introduction of extensive sanctions against Russia and increased arms deliveries to kyiv.

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