Canada’s aid to Ukraine gives Russia a “chance” to launch an invasion
The CEO of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress says assist from the West “raises the extent of danger” for Russia if it launches an invasion of the u . s . a ., showing that Ukraine has the backing of “allies and companions.”
“If the Russian side knows the Ukrainians have American, British, Canadian surveillance and weapons systems,” Ihor Michalchyshyn told CTV country wide news, “we assume that their calculation on an invasion will change.”
Michalchyshyn says he thinks Canada’s aid to Ukraine is coming at an vital time, as “outrageous demands” from Russia show Russian President Vladimir Putin is not interested by a diplomatic answer.
“Putin has attempted everything he can to regain Ukraine and different ex-Soviet republics as a part of the Russian sphere of have an effect on.”
however, Michalchyshyn known as on Canada to offer extra technical help to help Ukraine “guard itself” from Russian aggression.
“That Canada has understanding with surveillance structures for our land and sea borders,” Michalchyshyn says. “it really is something Ukraine is in desperate want of.”
On Jan. 19, high Minister Justin Trudeau once again condemned Russia’s army buildup at various components of the Ukrainian border.
Trudeau vowed that Canada is ready to continue with “serious consequences” must the scenario go to pot.
For his part, Michalchyshyn expects the scenario in Ukraine to keep to escalate.
“The best de-escalation this is possible is the Russian military going back to its barracks.”