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6 Things You Need to Know About Russia’s Accusations of Biological Weapons, This Is What Actually Happened

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TRIBUNNEWS.COM – The UN security council met Friday at the request of Russia to discuss Moscow’s claims that the US is funding military biological activities in Ukraine.

In other words, Russia accuses the US of secretly developing biological weapons in Ukrainian laboratories.

The agenda was colored by heated discussions.

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzya, warned that dire things would happen if the biological weapons spread across Europe.

Her American counterpart, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, warned that Russia’s claims could serve as a pretext for launching its own biological weapons attack on Ukraine.

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield (center), speaks during an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, in New York on March 11, 2022. The Security Council holds a meeting on the alleged manufacture of biological weapons in Ukraine at a request from Moscow. Russia on March 10, 2022 accused the US of funding research into developing biological weapons in Ukraine, which has faced attacks by tens of thousands of Russian troops since February 24, 2022. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP)

So, what are these accusations and what is really going on inside Ukraine?

Here are 6 things to know about Russia’s allegations of biological weapons in Ukraine, as reported by The Guardian.

1. How did the “biological laboratory” become the latest issue in Ukraine’s information war?

Last Sunday (6/3/2022), Russia’s foreign ministry posted a tweet accusing the US and Ukrainian governments of running a secret “military-biological program” in Ukraine.

Moscow claims that its invading forces have found evidence of its existence emergency clean-up or “emergency cleanup” to remove traces of the program.

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