As the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine approaches, Ukrainian officials say the delay in US support has already had a clear impact on the battlefield, where Kyiv’s exhausted troops have a severe hardware deficit in comparison to the Russians

  • @agent_flounder
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    122 months ago

    I’m sure Putin got his money’s worth.

  • AutoTL;DRB
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    32 months ago

    This is the best summary I could come up with:


    The repeated failure of the Biden administration to get a funding package for Ukraine approved by the Senate will have real consequences in terms of lives on the battlefield and Kyiv’s ability to hold off Russian forces on the frontline, say Ukrainian officials.

    As the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine approaches, Ukrainian officials say the delay in US support has already had a clear impact on the battlefield, where Kyiv’s exhausted troops have a severe hardware deficit in comparison to the Russians.

    “If you have a clear understanding that in the next three to six months you’ll have a particular number of long-distance missiles, for example, you can plan for which infrastructure targets to hit on the occupied territories.

    EU leaders last week managed to overcome longstanding opposition from Hungary’s Viktor Orbán and approved a €50bn (£43bn) aid package for Ukraine.

    Aware of the possibility that Trump could return to the presidency, Ukrainian officials are choosing their words carefully over the current standoff, but are undoubtedly frustrated by his actions potentially leaving Ukraine out in the cold.

    We just have to keep repeating the same truths: either the democratic countries continue to defend themselves, or they cede initiative to the others, and we are in a world where a war with genocidal elements is acceptable,” he said.


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