The Russian authorities should realize that the international community is increasingly determined to help Ukraine resist their illegal invasion.
UK Defense Minister Ben Wallace said this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
"It is time for Russia to realize that the international community is increasingly determined to help Ukraine resist their barbaric and illegal invasion," he said.
Wallace also expressed satisfaction that Germany is joining the UK, France and Poland in sending tanks to Ukraine.
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The decision to provide Ukraine with German-made tanks was approved at a German government meeting on January 25.
Later, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said at the Bundestag after a defense committee meeting that Leopard 2 tanks from Germany could be delivered to Ukraine in about three months.