An additional $275 million in aid for Ukraine was announced by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in a news release on October 28. This money is intended to assist Ukraine in its battle against Russia.
Over $17.9 billion in aid has been delivered to Ukraine by the Biden administration since the conflict broke out in February, including the purchase of this extra military equipment.
That’s the 24th shipment of help from the United States to Ukraine.
Blinken stated in the news release, “The United States will continue to stand with more than 50 allies and partners in support of the people of Ukraine as they defend their sovereignty and independence with amazing courage and unbounded tenacity.”
Since the conflict broke out in February, the United States has been a dependable ally of Ukraine, supplying the country with weapons such as Javelin anti-tank shoulder-held heat-seeking missiles, Stinger anti-aircraft missile systems, and High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), all of which are essential to Ukraine’s continued defense against the Russian invasion.
Sonya Apsey (11): “I think it’s crucial that the U.S. continues to aid Ukraine,” adding that she believes the issue will be resolved if the United States maintains its support for Ukraine. What gives me hope is seeing the United States help Ukraine.
Russia’s steady incursion into Ukrainian territory has forced the relocation of millions, despite the Western world’s commitment to Ukraine’s economic and political stability.
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, about 8 million people across Europe have been displaced because of the violence in Ukraine as of November 8.
Stefan Maxim (10), who has watched the violence develop over time, stated, “[I think that the U.S. should be] boosting aid, providing more refugee opportunities.”
The substantial assistance the United States provides to refugees is really minimal, placing an undue strain on smaller European states.
Originally, Russia was predicted to quickly overwhelm the Ukrainian forces, due to their massive advantage in manpower and weaponry.
Still, we’re now eight months into the conflict, and Ukraine has made territorial gains.
Jonathan Rim, a history teacher at an upper school, stated, “To Ukraine’s credit, I didn’t believe it was going to endure as long as this; I just expected it was going to be a fast capitulation by the Ukrainians.”
I was quite taken aback to find out that they were doing so well and able to keep this going. As a matter of fact, they appear to be taking the initiative at this time.
Source: Harker Aquila