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The UK Defence Ministry states that Russian President Vladimir Putin is “intentionally making an attempt to disinform” the society by publicly criticising the choice to ship depleted uranium rounds to Ukraine.

Supply: European Pravda; Sky News, citing MoD’s assertion

Particulars: The Ministry of Defence confirmed that it would send depleted uranium rounds to Ukraine, including that the UK military has been utilizing this materials in its rounds “for many years”.

“It’s a commonplace part and has nothing to do with nuclear weapons or capabilities,” the MoD stated in a press release.

“Russia is aware of this, however is intentionally making an attempt to disinform [people],” the assertion reads.

In keeping with the ministry, these rounds are extremely efficient towards fashionable tanks and armoured autos.

It added that scientific research present that any influence on human well being and the surroundings from using depleted uranium ammunition is “more likely to be low”.

Earlier, Vladimir Putin stated that Russia can be compelled to “react” if Ukraine used depleted uranium rounds that the UK promised to supply.

For his half, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that “one other step in the direction of escalation has been handed, however there are fewer and fewer of them”.

Depleted uranium is a waste product of the uranium enrichment course of, which entails the separation of the uranium-235 isotope from pure uranium. As a result of its excessive density, depleted uranium can be used within the armour of army autos (specifically, in M1 Abrams tanks) and armour-piercing rounds.

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