The United Nations Security Council has been debating the attempted bombings of a Russian-controlled nuclear power plant in Southern Ukraine. While speaking at the UNSC meeting Thursday, the Russian delegation alleged the station has been targeted by Ukrainian militants and said the attacks must stop.
According to reports Monday, the Biden administration approved another aid package for Ukraine. The White House authorized sending military equipment worth more than $550 million overseas. This is the 17th aid package sent by the US to Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will not congratulate US President Joe Biden on this July 4 due to his anti-Russian rhetoric. In a statement on Monday, the Putin administration said “congratulations this year can hardly be considered appropriate.”