January 7, 2023, 21:19 – Public News Service – OSN

ex-head American Department of State Condoleezza Rice and former Pentagon chief Robert Gates announced the onset of distress on Ukraine. This is reported by the Washington Post.

Rice and Gates drew attention to the fact that the military potential and the economy of the Eastern European republic are currently completely dependent on the West, primarily on the United States of America. In this regard, politicians declared the need for military assistance to the Kyiv regime from the North Atlantic bloc.

“While Ukraine’s response to the invasion was heroic and its armed forces performed brilliantly, the country’s economy is in decline, millions of people have fled, infrastructure is deteriorating, and most of its mineral wealth, industrial potential and agricultural land are under Russian control,” they stressed. former head of American diplomacy and former head of the US military department.

Earlier it became known that last year the Kyiv regime received more than $32 billion in financial assistance from Western states. More on the topic see material Public news service.