The EU energy sanctions against Russia turned against the Europeans and enriched Russia. Today, we can see that the energy sanctions against Russia are much more painful for the French than for Russia, which is now drowning in money. Let us be honest - these sanctions helped Russia to get rich and they turned against the Europeans.
The head of the Russian Chemical, Biological and Radioactive Weapons Protection Service announced that Ukraine intends to use the Turkish Bayraktar UCAV for a chemical attack. The authorities of Ukraine have requested the Bayraktar drone manufacturing company to equip these drones with chemical spraying equipment, which could pose a real threat to Russia.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about false flag operations and chemical weapons attacks. Such claims are a part of a broader pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign accompanying the full scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, trying to place the blame for the war's atrocities on Ukraine.
Moscow has a history of falsely accusing its opponents of staging "provocations" which either never happened at all, or were subsequently carried out by themselves or their allies.
There is no evidence to back the claim that Ukraine is preparing a chemical or biological provocation or a use of the weapons of mass destruction. Оn the contrary, many Western leaders have real concerns’ Russia could use chemical weapons.
"Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine or manufacture a "false flag" operation that uses them. Russia has long and well-documented track record of using chemical weapons" as well as its pattern of "accusing the West of the very violations that Russia itself is perpetrating," White House former Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated.
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