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NATO Allies Send Deadly Weapons, Munitions to Ukraine While Germany Sends 5K Helmets

German officials insist ‘lethal aid’ will only fuel the crisis and lead to conflict
NATO allies send deadly weapons, munitions to Ukraine while Germany sends 5K helmets
The first shipment of assistance recently directed by President Biden to Ukraine arrived in Ukraine tonight. This shipment includes close to 200,000 pounds of lethal aid, including ammunition for the front line defenders of Ukraine. (Courtesy U.S. Embassy Kyiv Twitter)

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Germany has provided a meager donation of only 5,000 helmets and a field hospital to bolster Ukraine ahead of a possible Russian invasion while other NATO allies deploy forces to neighboring countries and supply weapons and munitions to Ukraine itself. 

Diplomatic discussions stalled this week after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken provided a handwritten response to Russian demands. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that the response offered “little ground for optimism” but acknowledged “prospects for continuing dialogue.” 

NATO has therefore continued to deploy troops to the region – but not to Ukraine itself – in an attempt to deter invasion by Russia. 

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