After being afraid to piss Russian President Putin off?
American President Joe Biden seems to got over that…
Pushed by the Ukraine Presiddnt Zelensky and fighting by the Ukrainan’s?
Biden has changed directions and is signing off on arming the Ukraine with more heavier weapons…
He has also joined other countries in sending American State Dept. people back to that country …..
Bidene has also picked a new Ambassador from the US to the Ukraine….
Russia seems to be signalling that their goal is what it always was….
The Southern section of the Ukraine where they have supporters….
It’s effort ‘s has stregthen NATO not weakened the organization like ex-Us Presiddnt Trump wanted to do….Sweden and Finland want to join the organiztion …..
By the Way?
Zelensky is asking for $2 Billion a MONTH from the US to hold up the Ukrainaina economy…..
President Biden later said the visit went well, and told reporters he plans to discuss the trip with Blinken and Austin soon. The White House announced earlier that Biden will nominate Bridget Brink, a career diplomat who currently serves as ambassador to Slovakia, to become ambassador to Ukraine. Blinken, speaking after the first visit by high-level U.S. officials to the Ukrainian capital since Russia’s invasion, also confirmed that the United States would reopen its embassy in Ukraine, with diplomats first operating in the western city of Lviv.
Austin said the United States wants to see Ukraine remain a democratic country, able to defend its sovereign territory. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the United States for its “unprecedented” assistance, but a top Ukrainian official has said the country is hoping for far more, asking the Biden administration to provide at least $2 billion per month in emergency economic aid.
- The United States would also provide $713 million in foreign military financing to Ukraine and more than a dozen other nations to purchase new weapons, replenishing arms that were provided to Ukrainian forces, Austin said.
- Although local officials say that life in the Ukrainian capital is slowly becoming more normal, with businesses open and residents returning, the threat of aircraft and missile strikes persists, and Kyiv has been placed under a curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. local time.
- Ukrainian officials said no agreement has been reached with Moscow on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from Azovstal Iron and Steel Works and that the industrial plant remains under attack — despite Russia’s claims that its forces would unilaterally cease fire to allow civilians to escape from the refuge of Mariupol’s last defenders.
- Zelensky congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron on his reelection in a race against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who has a history of warm relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader sent his own message of congratulations to Macron, who won a second term as French president…..