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> Russian officials on Saturday warned the US that the Trump administration's decision to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine is dangerous, as it will fuel further conflict in the region. This comes after the State Department announced on Friday that it would provide Ukraine with, quote, enhanced defensive capabilities to defend its sovereignty.
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According to ABC News, the US could provide Ukraine with anti tank missiles and launchers as Kiev battles Russian backed separatists in the Eastern part of the country, where over 10,000 people have been killed since the fighting began in 2014. The pending arms deal is likely to hurt President Donald Trump's efforts to repair relations with the Kremlin, which denies any involvement in the conflict.