Biden Says U.S. to Send Ukraine $800 Million in Military Aid


WASHINGTON—President Biden said Thursday the U.S. would send more military and economic assistance to Ukraine, ban Russian-affiliated ships from U.S. ports and launch a refugee program for Ukrainians.

The latest roughly $800 million military package will include heavy artillery weapons, such as 72 155-mm howitzers, 144,000 rounds of artillery and dozens of tactical drones, the Pentagon said. It comes days after Russian forces began a fresh offensive in eastern Ukraine.


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