Kremlin: Arming Ukraine to heat up "nationalists' hot heads"

15:02, 21 December 2017
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Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said the supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine will untie the hands of Ukrainian nationalists, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.

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"Moscow's reaction to the possible supply of lethal weapons to Ukraine is well-known. It will probably heat up the already hot heads of those nationalists who want to again go over to the absolutely deadlock military method of settlement in Donbas," Peskov said, answering an UNIAN correspondent's question.

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"So far, there have been no official permits for this," Peskov said.

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