U.S. mulling over increasing military aid to Ukraine

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee on July 7 released the draft fiscal year 2021 Defense funding bill, according to which it is proposed to increase military aid to Ukraine by $25 million. “$275 million for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, $25 million above the request. Exempts funds from apportionment and requires the Secretary of Defense […]

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Ukraine calls on UN secretary-general to react to Russian terror in Crimea

Ukraine has called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to react to Russia’s violation of international law in the temporarily occupied Crimea. “Russia raids homes in Crimea early in the morning [on July 7] when families are still asleep, unlawfully detaining six Crimean Tatars, including a person with a disability,” reads the statement “This is how […]

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