Kremlin claims audio of officers discussing UK help with missiles shows involvement of ‘collective west’

British soldiers are “on the ground” in Ukraine helping Kyiv’s forces fire long-range Storm Shadow missiles, according to a leak in Russian media of a top-secret call involving German air force officers.

The Kremlin said the leak demonstrated the direct involvement of the “collective west” in the war in Ukraine, while former British defence ministers expressed frustration with the German military in response to the revelations.

Released on Friday by the editor of the Kremlin-controlled news channel RT, Margarita Simonyan, the audio recording – confirmed as authentic by Germany – captures Luftwaffe officers discussing how Berlin’s Taurus missiles could be used to try to blow up the Kerch Bridge connecting Russia with occupied Crimea.

  • @[email protected]
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    24 months ago

    The Kremlin said the leak demonstrated the direct involvement of the “collective west” in the war in Ukraine…

    So it’s a war and not a special military operation? It only took a year or two for Russia to reach halfway to the truth.

    Maybe the winds of change are blowing in Russia and we’ll hear Russia call it for it what it is: Planned aggression with mass murder, rape and kidnapping of children as means to reach the goal.

    Just kidding. Russia will not change.

  • RubberDuck
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    24 months ago

    I cannot find it anymore, but I’m sure there where talks about this end of summer last year. That the programming done one the stormshadow was done by British personell. So this was not really news, except now it came from an officials mouth.