Category: us-weapons

Blinken announces $2B arms deal for Ukraine

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday announced the U.S. was sending another $2 billion to Ukraine as Washington seeks to bolster Ukrainian troops on the frontline against a major Russian offensive in the northeastern Kharkiv region. Blinken said at a press conference in Kyiv that the new package would include money through the foreign military financing program, which allows Ukraine to purchase weapons directly…

Ukrainian officials want the green light to strike targets in Russia with US weapons, saying they couldn’t do anything about...

M142 HIMARS launches a rocket on Russian position on December 29, 2023 in Ukraine. Serhii Mykhalchuk/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images Ukrainian officials say the ban on US weapons firing into Russia is exposing them to attack. Russia invaded Kharkiv this past weekend, weeks after Ukraine said it was massing troops on the border. Parliament official Oleksandra Ustinova said Ukraine could only watch as Russia…