Ukraine and the US

US House approves $40-billion Ukraine aid package

US House approves $40-billion Ukraine aid package

U.S. House of Representatives approved the bill on allocation of addition $40 billion of aid to Ukraine Tuesday, according to a livestream on the House website. The bill gained the required majority of votes and will be forwarded to the …

US first lady pays unannounced visit to Ukraine

US first lady pays unannounced visit to Ukraine

US first lady Jill Biden has paid an unannounced visit to Ukraine as part of her trip to Europe, according to a pool report. Her motorcade crossed the Slovak-Ukrainian border at 14:41 Slovak time (15:41 Moscow time) on Sunday. During …

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week, Reuters reported on Sunday, citing a U.S. official. The official said that’s what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told …

US provides $2 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine

US provides $2 billion worth of weapons to Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin said Kyiv has received or will receive U.S. weapons worth $2 billion. "In the last two weeks, we've provided over $300 million worth of equipment to Ukraine and the $800 …

US may evacuate Zelensky from Kyiv

US may evacuate Zelensky from Kyiv

The US government has offered Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky to assist in the evacuation if necessary, The Washington Post reports, citing US and Ukrainian sources. "The US government is ready to help …

Putin and Biden to meet in Europe for the sake of peace

Putin and Biden to meet in Europe for the sake of peace

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden accepted the proposal of French President Emmanuel Macron to hold a summit on security and strategic stability in Europe. As the Elysee Palace reported on Sunday, Macron …

Biden addresses Ukraine situation in speech

Biden addresses Ukraine situation in speech

U.S. President Joe Biden in a Tuesday address warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against invading Ukraine, saying it would be a “self-inflicted wound” for Russia as he reiterated the U.S.’s commitment to …

White House: no plans yet for Biden’s visit to Ukraine

White House: no plans yet for Biden’s visit to Ukraine

There are currently no plans for US President Joe Biden’s visit to Ukraine, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said at a briefing, commenting on an invitation to Biden from Ukrainian President Vladimir …

Ukraine's Kuleba and U.S. Blinken hold phone talks

Ukraine's Kuleba and U.S. Blinken hold phone talks

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday reaffirmed the US and its allies' commitment to Ukraine during a call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. In a statement, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said Blinken …

U.S. State Department urges Americans to leave Ukraine

U.S. State Department urges Americans to leave Ukraine

The U.S. State Department has issued a new advisory urging Americans in Ukraine to leave the country at the earliest possibility, strengthening earlier warnings that urged U.S. citizens to "consider" such action. "U.S. …

Fifth batch of U.S. weaponry arrives in Ukraine

Fifth batch of U.S. weaponry arrives in Ukraine

A U.S. plane carrying the fifth delivery of U.S. weapons and ammunition on board landed in Ukraine’s capital Kiev late on Monday, Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov has said. "The 5th bird in Kiev! Another 84 tons of ammunition …

Zelensky and Biden to have evening telephone conversation

Zelensky and Biden to have evening telephone conversation

On the evening of January 27, Presidents of Ukraine and the United States Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden will have a telephone conversation. This was reported by a source in the office of the Ukrainian president. As noted, the heads …