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House Progressive Caucus Withdraws Ukraine Letter

Pramila Jayapal

The House Congressional Progressive Caucus formally withdrew a letter Tuesday that had been sent the day before requesting President Joe Biden seek direct negotiations with Russia over the war in Ukraine. The letter, which 30 House Democrats signed, urged Biden “to pair the military and economic support the United States …

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U.S. Announces $775 Million In New Military Aid For Ukraine


The United States says it will give Ukraine a new $775 million aid package to help its forces regain territory and mount a counteroffensive against Russian invaders. A senior U.S. defense official told reporters on August 19 that the package will include 15 Scan Eagle surveillance drones, 40 mine-resistant, ambush-protected …

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House Passes Bipartisan $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

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by Jennifer Shutt, Missouri Independent May 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to provide an additional $40 billion in economic, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine as its troops continue fighting back against Russia’s invasion. The legislation, released just hours before, now goes to the U.S. …

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U.S. Sanctions Russia’s Largest Bank, Putin’s Daughters

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In a new round of sanctions, the United States has banned American investments in Russia, imposed penalties on family members of Vladimir Putin and other top Russian officials and tightened restrictions on Sberbank, the country’s largest financial institution. The sanctions also target Alfa Bank, Russia’s largest privately-owned financial institution. The …

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