Us Senator, Chairman of Committee on Affairs of Armed forces of the United States John McCain wrote a letter to the President of the United States Donald Trump to grant Ukraine a lethal weapon. About it reports Reuters, TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
“In light of recent Russian attacks and the prospects for future aggression against Ukraine, I urge you to exercise the authority granted to you in accordance with the Law on the national defense authorization for fiscal 2017 to provide defensive lethal assistance to Ukraine to protect its territory from further encroachments by Russia and its separatist accomplices,” wrote McCain.
We will remind, in the vicinity of the Town for the fifth day do not stop attacks. The situation remains tense. 31 January in the town declared a state of emergency in connection with the aggravation of the situation due to the activation of the militants and the threat of a humanitarian catastrophe.
As of February 2 of the Town was evacuated 183 civilians, 107 of them children.