House of Representatives of the United States, the lower house of US Congress, approved on Thursday a draft law “On support of stability and democracy in Ukraine,” stipulating enhancement of sanctions against Russia and allowing supplies of lethal defensive weapons to the country.


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“It cannot but cause concern, because how is it possible to combine work to restore lasting peace with lethal weapons supplies?” Mikhail Ulyanov told a press conference.


According to the official, there are multiple international documents which “presuppose the necessity of refraining from supplying deadly weapons to conflict zones.”