So, in her opinion, Washington “humiliated the Russians for too long.”
In addition, Coulter said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “was the first person to call after the 9/11 attacks. [2001 года]to express condolences to the United States,” to which George W. Bush, who at that time held the post of head of the White House, “did not even call him back.”
The journalist also blamed NATO for the events in Ukraine and said that the West should stop supporting Kyiv.
“I am not defending Russian President Putin, but why should the Americans and the British care? We have our own problems,” she stated.
Coulter recalled that Ukraine was a zone of influence of the Russian Empire historically. And in the presence of NATO after the collapse of the USSR, she did not see any point.
The day before, the US Department of Defense announced that, in accordance with the program for financing military assistance to Ukraine, NASAMS anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) are being purchased.
On July 1, the Pentagon press service announced the allocation of another $820 million military assistance package to the Ukrainian side. It was specified that it would include new NASAMS anti-aircraft missile systems and anti-artillery radars.
U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on June 27 that Washington would send modern medium and long-range air defense (AD) systems, artillery shells and counter-battery radars to Kyiv.
On the same day, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the United States did not notify Moscow of the delivery of a long-range air defense system to Ukrainians.
Western countries are sending weapons and military equipment to Kyiv against the backdrop of a special operation carried out by the Russian Federation to protect Donbass. The Russian side has repeatedly stressed that such supplies prolong the conflict and do not lead to a diplomatic solution to the situation.
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