President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million in military aid for Ukraine. He made the announcement at the White House Thursday in a move raising the total amount of military aid the US has given to Ukraine to $3.4 billion since the invasion began.
The Pentagon is closely monitoring Russia’s nuclear arsenal, but does not believe President Vladimir Putin will use nuclear weapons anytime soon.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby spoke on increased US involvement in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. During a press briefing on Monday, he disclosed that Russia has begun moving their forces to the Donbas region of the country.
The Pentagon warned Russia is likely gearing up to strengthen its assault on the Donbas region of Ukraine. Department of Defense spokesperson John Kirby said during a press conference on Monday, U.S. Intelligence has found Russia is trying to re-supply its troops to prepare for a push in Eastern Ukraine.
The Pentagon hosted a press conference to provide an update on the war in Ukraine. Department spokesperson John Kirby addressed a recent airstrike conducted on a training facility in Ukraine over the weekend.