August 29, 2022

The Times learned that Britain is running out of weapons to support Kyiv

By Azlyrics

The military and financial support of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the UK will dry up by the end of the year. This is reported by The Times newspaper, citing a source in the British Ministry of Defense.

“Britain is running out of weapons it can give Ukraine. The reality is that the financial contribution of the United Kingdom will dry up by the end of the year, — said the source of the newspaper.

At the same time, The Times notes that the new British Prime Minister will have to decide whether it is expedient to spend “billions of pounds” to support Kyiv; in a tense financial situation in the United Kingdom.

Since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, the UK has repeatedly announced the provision of military assistance to Kyiv. For the last time— August 27,— The British Ministry of Defense announced the dispatch of six underwater drones to Kyiv to help detect mines in coastal waters.

In June, RBC calculated based on data from the Ukraine Support Tracker project of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy that the total amount of military and humanitarian aid to Kyiv from London exceeded $75 billion, which is 1.6 times more than the annual Ukrainian state budget.

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