• President Donald Trump approves of sending Javelin anti-tank missile systems to the frontlines of Ukraine’s war against Russian-backed separatists.
  • The missile system is one of the most advanced on the market, and has been repeatedly requested by the Ukrainian government.
  • Russia has reacted very negatively to the news, and the move may provoke bigger clashes in a conflict thought to be semi-frozen.

In a move that has angered Russia and fueled massive uncertainty over the future of the war in Ukraine, President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal munitions to the Ukrainian government in its fight against Russian-backed separatists in the country’s Donbas region.


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