Russia’s ambassador to the UK has warned of an escalation to the conflict in Ukraine as Britain and different Western allies commit extra weapons to assist President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Talking to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg, Andrei Kelin mentioned the actions of Nato nations, “particularly” the UK, danger lengthening and triggering a “new dimension” within the conflict.
He mentioned Russia had “huge assets” and regardless of the conflict already raging for over a yr, he claimed his nation had not but began to “act very critically”.
Mr Kelin mentioned: “Russia is 16 occasions greater than Ukraine. We’ve huge assets.
“Eventually, in fact, this escalation might get a brand new dimension which we don’t want and we are not looking for. We are able to make peace tomorrow.”
When requested about widespread mounting proof of Russia’s conflict crimes, the ambassador mentioned Ukraine was the one committing conflict crimes.
He then modified tack and mentioned the United Nations had no energy to research conflict crimes.