Conflict in Ukraine

‘Marines’ arms for Russians’

Published on 2 March 2015 at 10:53


“Despite an embargo introduced 9 months ago, Czechs are selling Moscow the best rifles in the world”, writes Rzeczpospolita. According to documents seen by the daily, the weapons including American automatic Bushmaster 90705, 90838 as well as German Heckler-Koch rifles and Sig Sauer pistols used by US marines and Delta Force, were oficially ordered by Russian hunters.
Rzeczpospolita fears that the weapons delivered by the Czech Republic might be used by the Russians not only against Ukrainian army but also to stage a provocation (Moscow might want to prove that Washington has been furtively delivering arms to Ukrainians), adding that –

The news is even more shocking when considering the fact that so far no EU country has dared to supply Ukraine with deadly weapons.

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