U.S. announces $600 million in new military aid for Ukraine
The Biden administration on Thursday announced the U.S. will provide another round of military aid to Ukraine, this time for $600 million, as Russia's invasion nears the seven-month mark.
The latest: Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, who this week urged Western allies to hasten weapons deliveries after a Ukrainian counteroffensive forced Russia's military to retreat from the Kharkiv region, welcomed the latest U.S. aid package in a tweet saying, "Together we'll win!"
Driving the news: The funds are intended for "defense articles and services of the Department of Defense," as well as for military education and training, President Biden said in a memorandum.
By the numbers: The U.S. last month announced nearly $3 billion in additional military aid to Ukraine, proceeded by other packages of $550 million, $1 billion and $775 million.
Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.