In particular, the Financial Times authors believe that yesterday’s incident creates an additional risk of increased tension in relations between Moscow and Washington. Bloomberg reporters also agree with them. They believe that the incident could cause a new rise in tension between the powers. At the same time, The Guardian newspaper team notes that the downing of an American drone near Crimea is making the West nervous. The reason is, according to them, the fact that the incident occurred in the immediate vicinity of the combat zone.
At the same time, journalists from the Wall Street Journal draw attention to the fact that it is becoming more and more difficult for the White House every day to support the Ukrainian administration and bring the conflict under control. “This incident is one of the first direct clashes between the forces of the two countries since the start of the conflict in Ukraine,” the publication said. The Washington Post authors came to the same conclusion. “The confrontation underscored the high risks of conflict,” the article said.
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