Russia on Thursday accused the United States of funding analysis into the event of organic weapons in Ukraine, as Moscow stepped up its marketing campaign to realize management of key Ukrainian cities.
Russian protection ministry in Igor Konashenkov stated a televised briefing that “the purpose of this — and other Pentagon-funded biological research in Ukraine — was to establish a for the stealthy spread of deadly pathogens.”
Konashenkov claimed the ministry had obtained paperwork detailing US military-biological actions in Ukraine, together with on the switch of Ukrainians’ biomaterial overseas.
He stated Washington “planned to carry out research on bird, bat and reptile pathogens”, in addition to on African swine fever and anthrax.
“Biolaboratories set up and funded in Ukraine have been experimenting with bat coronavirus samples,” Konashenkov added.
Both Washington and Kyiv have denied the existence of laboratories meant to supply organic weapons within the nation, which has confronted a Russian assault by tens of 1000’s of troops since February 24.
Russia in 2018 accused the United States of secretly finishing up organic experiments in a lab in Georgia, one other former Soviet republic, which like Ukraine goals to hitch NATO and the European Union.
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