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Biden, Congress determined to drag US into war with Russia: Dr. Ron Paul

US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (L) talks with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during a rally with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, or the People Act, on the East Steps of the US Capitol on March 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)
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Former American presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul says instead of supporting negotiations between Ukraine and Russia that could lead to a ceasefire, the United States is actually escalating the conflict because Congress and the Biden administration are determined to drag Washington into a war with Moscow.

“Congress and the US Administration seem determined to drag the United States into a war with Russia over Ukraine. Senator Lindsay Graham is openly calling for someone to kill the Russian president and many in the US House have demanded that the Administration establish a ‘no-fly zone’ over Ukraine,” Dr. Paul wrote in an article published on Monday.

“Are they insane? A no-fly zone means you destroy anything and everything that can prevent total US air dominance. That means an attack on Russian missile and air defense systems within Russia. In other words, World War III,” he added.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked the US to establish "no-fly zones" to protect Ukraine from Russian airstrikes and stop buying Russian oil and gas.

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that any attempt to impose a no-fly zone in Ukraine would lead to catastrophic consequences for the world.

Putin said his country is defending Russian-speaking communities through the "demilitarisation and de-Nazification" of Ukraine so that their neighbor became neutral and no longer threatened Russia.

US President Joe Biden, however, called the Russian military action in Ukraine an "unprovoked and unjustified attack," and the mainstream American media described it as the biggest assault on a European state since World War Two attack by Russia.

Dr. Paul denounced the Russian military operation, but then asked, “Is it really necessary for us to gamble with our own nuclear annihilation?”

“Sadly, a large bipartisan group in Congress seems to think so,” he added.

“Much of what is happening in Ukraine can be traced back to the Obama Administration. State Department officials like Victoria Nuland and Antony Blinken planned and executed the overthrow of the Ukrainian government in 2014. This is what set us on this path to conflict, as the government put in place after the coup began demanding NATO membership,” he revealed.

“Blinken, Nuland, and the others responsible for this heinous act returned to government in more senior positions under President Biden and they have continued to push their Ukraine agenda,” he stated.

Stunning US admission

The United States on Tuesday made a stunning admission, saying that Ukraine hosts US-funded “biological research facilities."

US Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland expressed concern during a Senate hearing on Ukraine after Russia published documents showing that Kiev was ordered to urgently eliminate traces of what was deemed as a biological weapons program, financed by the Pentagon.

Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry said it had found evidence of US-funded biolabs in Ukraine.

The ministry said it had been closely monitoring the bioweapons programs that were developed by the Pentagon in post-Soviet countries, adding that according to new findings, a “network” of more than 30 biological laboratories was formed in Ukraine in particular.

“Three weeks into this terrible war, the US is not pursuing talks with Russia. As recently reported, instead of supporting negotiations between Ukraine and Russia that could lead to a ceasefire and an end to the bloodshed, the US government is actually escalating the situation which can only increase the bloodshed,” wrote Dr. Paul.

“The constant flow of US and allied weapons into Ukraine and talk of supporting an extended insurgency does not seem designed to give Ukraine a victory on the battlefield but rather to hand Russia what Secretary of State Blinken called ‘a strategic defeat,’” he added.

“It sounds an awful lot like the Biden Administration intends to fight Russia down to the last Ukrainian,” he lamented.

US sends millions of dollars in ‘lethal weapons’ to Ukraine

The United States has provided Ukraine with several hundred million in additional military assistance.

US President Joe Biden authorized the $200 million additional military equipment for Ukraine on Saturday.

Washington already authorized $350 million of military equipment on February 26, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that the State Department was releasing "lethal defensive assistance" from US stocks to Ukraine.

Blinken said the package was aimed at helping "Ukraine address the armored, airborne, and other threats it is now facing."

Russia said its forces could target supplies of Western weapons in Ukraine and that the pouring in of arms would turn convoys "into legitimate targets."

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