The following is the June 6, 2022, Congressional Research Service In Focus report, U.S. Security Assistance to Ukraine. Read More
Tag Archives: Sea of Azov
Ukraine Will Make ‘No Deals’ To Cede Territory to End War With Russia, Says Ambassador
Ukrainian leaders will make “no deals” for peace that cede territory to Russia, as the nation is braced for a long war lasting into next winter, Ukraine’s United Nations ambassador said on Wednesday. Read More
‘More Ugliness’ Coming For Ukraine, Says Former Top NATO Commander
A “whole lot more ugliness” for the Ukrainian people and countryside is likely to unfold over the coming weeks as Moscow concentrates forces and long-range artillery in the Donbas and near the Sea of Azov and Black Sea, a former top commander for NATO said Monday. Read More
U.S. Missiles Sent to Ukraine Aren’t Easily Replaced, Panel Tells Senate
The United States has shipped about a third of its existing arsenal of Stinger anti-air and Javelin anti-armor missiles to Ukraine – systems that are not quickly replaced – two experts on Pentagon buying said Tuesday. Read More
Russia Could Bring Marines to Mariupol in Another Amphibious Assault
The Russian Navy could land more of its marines near the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, which remains contested nearly two months into Moscow’s invasion, a senior defense official told reporters Monday.
Ukrainian Ambassador to U.S. Calls For ‘All the Weapons We Can Get’ As Russian Invasion Continues
The Ukrainian ambassador to the United States said her priorities are seeking “all the weapons we can get,” as Russia’s invasion enters the third month.
Russian Navy Taking on Resupply Role Nearly 50 Days Into Ukrainian Invasion
Russian Navy ships in the Black Sea are currently resupplying troops in Ukraine instead of playing an offensive role, a senior defense official said Monday.
Panel: West Must be Prepared to Send More Military Aid to Ukraine to Deter Russia
The West must be ready to send air defense systems and anti-ship missiles to Kyiv while preparing to slap harsher sanctions on Moscow to deter the Kremlin’s bullying of Ukraine, five experts in European security said this week. Read More
EUCOM Commander: Russia Not Likely to Invade Ukraine Soon
While the current build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine rivals the 2014 annexation of Crimea – when Russia openly backed separatists trying to sever ties to Kyiv – the United States’ top commander in Europe today described the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine in the coming weeks as between “low and medium.” Read More
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Arrive in Odessa to Join Ukrainian Navy
Two former Coast Guard Island-class cutters arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, on Monday, as part of a program to beef up Ukraine’s navy with retired U.S. vessels.