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Sat Jun 12, 2021, 02:04 PM

Biden to Send $150 Million in Military Aid to Ukraine as Russia Eyes U.S. Forces Ahead of Summit

The Pentagon has announced a $150 million package of military assistance to Ukraine as Russia kept a close eye on U.S. forces preparing to train with their Ukrainian counterparts as well as in the lead up to the debut summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

The package is part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative first established in 2016 and the Defense Department said Friday it will include "training, equipment, and advisory efforts to help Ukraine's forces preserve the country's territorial integrity, secure its borders, and improve interoperability with NATO," the 30-nation Western military alliance with which Kyiv has partneredóbut not yet been admittedóas it struggles with a pro-Moscow insurgency along the eastern border.

Specifically, the latest set of aid "includes capabilities to enhance the lethality, command and control, and situational awareness of Ukraine's forces through the provision of counter-artillery radars, counter-unmanned aerial systems, secure communications gear, electronic warfare and military medical evacuation equipment" as well as "training and equipment to improve the operational safety and capacity of Ukrainian Air Force bases."

The announcement follows and "complements" a previous $125 million package unveiled in March involving "armed Mark VI patrol boats, counter-artillery radars, tactical equipment, support for a satellite imagery and analysis capability, and equipment to support military medical treatment and combat evacuation procedures."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/biden-to-send-dollar150-million-in-military-aid-to-ukraine-as-russia-eyes-us-forces-ahead-of-summit/ar-AAKXjL9

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Sat Jun 12, 2021, 02:07 PM

1. oooohhh boy, Putie's not gonna be happy about that!

I think this Wed Joe will in no uncertain terms let him know his puppeteering days are OVER

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Sat Jun 12, 2021, 04:19 PM

2. Awwwww putie gonna have a sad...

He threatened to leave space station if sanctions aren't lifted.

He needs to be put in his place. Feel free to imagine what or where that place might be.

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