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9 killed in Russian aerial attacks on Ukraine ahead of G7 summit aimed at slowing Moscow's offensive

Jun. 12, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched new deadly attacks on Ukraine, killing at least nine people on Wednesday, a day before the leaders of countries that are some of Ukraine’s biggest backers were to discuss how to slow Moscow's offensive. Ukrainian authorities said that...

US will send Ukraine another Patriot missile system after Kyiv's desperate calls for air defenses

Jun. 11, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will send Ukraine another Patriot missile system, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, answering Kyiv's desperate calls for more air defenses as it battles an intense Russian assault on the northeastern Kharkiv region. The officials said President...

Biden administration sending Ukraine another Patriot missile system, two US officials say, as Kyiv begs for air defenses

Jun. 11, 2024 17:36 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biden administration sending Ukraine another Patriot missile system, two US officials say, as Kyiv begs for air defenses.

Ukraine says it struck a top fighter plane deep inside Russia

Jun. 09, 2024 13:41 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Sunday said its forces hit an ultra-modern Russian warplane stationed on an air base nearly 600 kilometers (370 miles) from the front lines. Kyiv’s main military intelligence service shared satellite photos it said showed the aftermath of the...

Biden apologizes to Zelenskyy for monthslong congressional holdup to weapons that let Russia advance

Jun. 07, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday for the first time publicly apologized to Ukraine for a monthslong congressional holdup in American military assistance that let Russia make gains on the battlefield. Biden met in Paris with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who...

US sending $225M in military aid to Ukraine, US officials say, including ammo Kyiv can use to strike over Russian border

Jun. 06, 2024 17:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US sending $225M in military aid to Ukraine, US officials say, including ammo Kyiv can use to strike over Russian border.

Berlin lets Ukraine use German weapons against targets in Russia after the US also eases its stance

May. 31, 2024 10:02 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Germany joined the United States on Friday in authorizing Ukraine to hit some targets on Russian soil with the long-range weapons they are supplying — a significant policy change that comes as depleted Ukrainian troops are losing ground in the war. Ukrainian...

Hungary's Orbán pushes back on EU and NATO proposals to further assist Ukraine

May. 31, 2024 05:42 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Friday pushed back against some NATO proposals that would allow Ukraine to use Western weapons to strike targets within Russia, saying that such plans have Europe “inching closer to destruction.” The...

France's Macron urges a green light for Ukraine to strike targets inside Russia with Western weapons

May. 29, 2024 13:02 PM EDT

France’s president has joined the head of NATO in pushing for a policy shift that could change the complexion of the war in Ukraine — allowing Kyiv to strike military bases inside Russia with sophisticated long-range weapons provided by Western partners. The question of whether...

US Treasury official visits Ukraine to discuss sanctions on Moscow and seizing Russian assets

May. 29, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. Treasury official has met with Ukrainian officials in Kyiv to discuss U.S. financial support, enforcing sanctions on Russia and using frozen Russian assets for Ukraine's benefit in the war with Moscow. The visit this week by Deputy Secretary Wally...