US President Joe Biden has announced that Russia will send more artillery to Ukraine in the days leading up to a major offensive in the region. News BBC Online.
Joe Biden was speaking to reporters on Tuesday, the day after Russian forces intensified their offensive in eastern Ukraine.
The BBC says the United States has sent 3.2 billion worth of security, or military aid, to Ukraine since Joe Biden became president. The United States has provided 260 billion in arms to Ukraine since Russia launched its offensive in Ukraine on February 24 at Putin’s behest.
“The president has been doing what we’re doing right now,” White House Press Secretary Jane Sackie said Monday. What he is doing is sending important security, economic aid and support to the people of Ukraine. And that’s what we’re doing (helping Ukraine). ”
Earlier on Wednesday, the Biden administration announced that it would send another 600 million worth of weapons to Ukraine. According to a Reuters report, the weapons that the United States will send to Ukraine, according to Biden’s announcement, will include heavy weapons. The announcement comes ahead of a possible major Russian attack on eastern Ukraine.
Biden said in a written statement announcing the sending of more weapons to Ukraine that day: “We cannot suspend (sending weapons to Ukraine). I assure President Zelensky that the American people stand by the brave people of Ukraine who are fighting for their independence. “