Hundreds Of Pieces Of Lifesaving Equipment Headed For Ukraine Have Been Hijacked!


Hundreds of bulletproof vests were by officers destined for war-torn Ukraine were stolen in New York on Thursday (March 17).

Around 400 bulletproof vests, which were supposed to aid Ukraine in its ongoing Russian invasion, were stolen in Manhattan.

The vests were kept inside the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America building. When workers arrived Wednesday morning, they discovered the door had been forced open and called the police.


According to police, the vest was stolen from the offices of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America on Manhattan’s Second Avenue.

Around 9:15 a.m., police arrived. Sgt. Edward Riley of the New York City Police Department responded to a burglary call and “were informed that approximately 400 bulletproof vests had been removed from the location.”

Vicki DiStefano, a spokesperson for Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. said:

“It is despicable that someone would break into a building to steal supplies and materials intended to aid those affected by this humanitarian crisis.”

“We offer the NYPD any assistance it needs in locating these stolen items.” 

Last week, Andrij Dobriansky, a spokesperson for the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, stated that donated equipment would be flown to Poland and then transported into Ukraine.

Officials said the items were most likely to be used by civilian security and medical teams, including citizens who had joined the fight against the Russian military, rather than Ukrainian soldiers.

The Independent Reported that The White House is giving additional weapons to Ukraine:

The White House this week announced an additional $800m in weapons to Ukraine fighters, including 25,000 sets of body armor and 25,000 helmets.

More lethal assistance in the latest round of equipment includes 800 Stinger anti-aircraft systems; 2,000 Javelin, 1,000 light anti-armor weapons, and 6,000 AT-4 anti-armor systems: 100 Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems; 100 grenade launchers, 5,000 rifles, 1,000 pistols, 400 machine guns, and 400 shotguns; And over 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition and grenade launcher and mortar rounds.

Sources: Deepstaterabbithole, Independent, Abc7ny




1 thought on “Hundreds Of Pieces Of Lifesaving Equipment Headed For Ukraine Have Been Hijacked!

  1. This is what happens when you have crooked democrats in charge that don’t enforce the laws. You ain’t never gonna see those vests again unless they are on some crook during a robbery or assault.

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