The Donetsk People’s Republic noted that the supply of Western tanks to Ukraine does not threaten Donetsk, since it is no longer possible to shell the city from them. It has been reported TASS With reference to law enforcement agencies of the DPR.
“It is no longer possible to bombard Donetsk from tanks. Even if we are talking about firing from a closed position and at a high angle, which allows you to shoot at a greater distance compared to direct fire, ”said the agency’s source.
He also noted that all the positions where the Ukrainian Armed Forces could bombard Donetsk from tanks have already been liberated.
Previously, Al Jazeera TV channel, citing an unnamed representative of the American administration, said that US President Joe Biden’s will announce January 25 about the decision to supply Ukraine with Abrams tanks.
Before that, Politico was the United States’ think The ability to send about 30 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. The newspaper’s sources also confirmed that a decision could be made this week to supply “significant numbers” of such tanks.
February 24 Russian President Vladimir Putin declarationThe one who, in response to a request for help from the heads of the LPR and DPR, decided to conduct a military special operation to protect Donbass.
The decision to run the operation became the justification for new sanctions against Russia by the United States and its allies.