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Telegraph, 25 Jan 2023
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz takes part in Q&A session at the parliament.

US tanks being sent to Ukraine will "burn like all the rest", the Kremlin threatened on Wednesday.

"Technologically, this is a failed plan. This is an overestimation of the potential that this will add to the Ukrainian army. These tanks burn like all the rest. They are just very expensive," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

It comes after the United States dropped its opposition to sending M1 Abrams tanks - potentially dozens of them - in a major escalation of its involvement.

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