President Joe Biden

President Biden announces additional aid for Ukraine

All eyes are on Brussels as President Joe Biden sends a firm message to Russian President Vladmir Putin that NATO is united in its efforts to support Ukraine. Biden announced an additional $100 billion in humanitarian aid and opening U.S. borders to refugees.

Russian forces continue attacks on civilian targets

The war in Ukraine is now in its fourth week. There are growing indications Russia’s advance is stalling, but Russian forces continue escalating their attacks on civilian targets. President Joe Biden is calling president Putin’s actions “inhumane,” one day after calling him a “war criminal.”

President Biden announces additional military aid for Ukraine

At the White House today, President Joe Biden announced $800 million in military aid to Ukraine, part of a larger $13 billion aid package. The president did not address an impassioned request from Ukrainian President Zelensky to put in place a no-fly zone over Ukraine. Zelensky made the appeal during a virtual address to the U.S. Congress today, as his country endures heavy attacks in civilian areas from Russia.

Civilian death toll rising as Russian forces escalate attack on Kyiv

Today marks 20 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, and Russian forces are now escalating their attacks on the capital. A temporary curfew is now in place in the city of Kyiv, as the civilian death toll is rising. In Washington, the White House announces President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels next week for a summit with NATO countries.