President Joe Biden is in Poland today, the final stop on his four day trip, and is expected to witness firsthand the humanitarian crisis unfolding as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
President Joe Biden
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.
President Joe Biden’s high stakes meetings in Brussels are underway, and the White House says the United States will expand its sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine.
President Joe Biden is traveling to Brussels, Belgium today for an emergency NATO summit on the war in Ukraine.
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 Joe Biden is now calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal.
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.
By Lisa Mascaro
The president’s comments came as he formally announced his administration was sending an additional $800 million in military assistance to Ukraine.
Biden tweeted “Oil and gas companies shouldn’t pad their profits at the expense of hardworking Americans.”
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.