To date, Ukrainian intelligence sees no signs that the Russian invaders are massively transporting ammunition with toxic substances to the territory of Ukraine. Oleksiy Gromov, Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff, stated this in a commentary to Ukrinformer.
According to him, the Russian Federation has chemical weapons, while Russian NBC protection units are already on the territory of Ukraine.
«But intelligence currently does not confirm that the Russians are massively transporting ammunition with toxic substances», — Gromov said.
At the same time, he did not rule out the targeted use of chemical weapons, such as weapons of irritating action, acting on the organs of vision, on breathing.
& #171;They tried to make such attempts. Our servicemen have in every unit, with each serviceman there are means for protecting the respiratory organs and means for protecting the skin», — Gromov summed up.
- Politico, citing six informed interlocutors, said the United States does not rule out that Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine.