Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas

12:00, 16 February 2017
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Russia believes that by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the United States "becomes a party to the Ukrainian conflict," head of the International Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Konstantin Kosachev said, according to RIA Novosti.

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"By supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine "to build the capacity of its forces", de facto, the U.S. will become a party to the 'Ukraine's internal' conflict," Kosachev said.

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