Britain and its allies are putting the security of Europe at risk by “pumping” Ukraine with weapons, the Kremlin has said in a warning that the West is “testing its patience”.
Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, was responding to a question about remarks by Liz Truss, the foreign secretary, who said the countries must double down on their support, including by supplying heavy weapons, tanks and aircraft.
“The tendency to pump weapons, including heavy weapons, to Ukraine and other countries are actions that threaten the security of the continent and provoke instability,” Peskov told reporters.
Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign affairs ministry, also warning western countries — particularly the UK — against encouraging Ukraine to strike Russian territory.
She said that President Zelensky