“Russia has enough power to put in place all the brazen enemies of our country,” Dmitry Medvedev, deputy secretary of Russia’s security council, gesê. “We will continue to fight for the world order that suits the Russian Federation and our citizens.”
Medvedev, who also served as Russia’s president from 2008 aan 2012, posted his comments to Telegram one day after President Biden said the U.S. would send an additional $ 800 million in defensive aid to Ukraine – pushing the total U.S. supply of defensive equipment for Kyiv to $ 1 billion this week alone.
Ukrainian President Volodymy Zelenskyy has repeatedly asked the West to institute a no-fly zone or supply Kyiv with MiG-29 warplanes to help stop the onslaught of missile strikes.
Die VSA. and NATO have said no to both requests, citing concerns that they could spur Russia to expand its war outside of Ukraine and prompt a global campaign.
Moscow was hit with crippling sanctions from not only NATO allies but also nations like Australia, New Zealand and Japan, which slapped their own fines on Russian banks, besighede, President Vladimir Poetin, and other elite members of Russia’s government and society.
Amerikaanse. also imposed its promised sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and, along with Canada, enacted an oil ban on Russia’s top money-maker.