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Kyiv suffers ‘largest ever’ drone assault by Russia leaving ‘five wounded’

US President Joe Biden has issued a plea to Republicans blocking additional help to Ukraine to “not turn our back on freedom” after a disappointing debate in Congress noticed a skinny majority vote down a brand new multibillion greenback help bundle for Kyiv.

US Congress did not cross a 110 billion greenback (£88 billion) bundle of wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel, in addition to different nationwide safety priorities, on Wednesday evening.

Republicans have prompt extra money must be allotted to securing the US border with Mexico.

In a video assertion on X, Mr Biden stated: “Petty partisan, angry politics cannot get in the way of our responsibility as a leading nation in the world.”

He added: “History will judge us harshly if we turn our back on freedom’s cause in Ukraine. We can’t let Putin win.”

By mid-November, the US Defense Department had used 97% of its pre-agreed funds for Ukraine, US funds director Shalanda Young stated this week. If it’s not replenished, these funds may run out by the tip of 2023, leaving Ukraine with out substantial army help.


Biden says ‘history will judge’ the US if it doesn’t cross extra help to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has stated “history will judge” the US if they don’t cross additional help to Ukraine.

Mr Biden issued a plea on X to Republicans who voted down a proposed bundle of additional help on Wednesday evening.

You can view his plea beneath.

Tom Watling7 December 2023 15:49


In photos: The newest in Ukraine

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries responds to a query throughout a press convention on Thursday. Supplemental help to Ukraine and Israel has been stalled in Congress over disputes in regards to the US Southern border safety funding and coverage


Ukrainian medical crew from ‘Austriyka’ bus evacuate and deal with wounded Ukrainian solders in Donbas

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Foreign secretary David Cameron spoke on the Aspen Security Forum

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Maira Butt8 December 2023 03:03


After failed check vote, prospects dim for brand new Ukraine help in US Congress

US Senate leaders vowed on Thursday to maintain attempting to achieve an settlement to offer billions of {dollars} in new safety help to Ukraine, however confronted uncertainty about doing so shortly after Republicans blocked a sweeping international safety help invoice.

Senate Republicans voted unanimously on Wednesday to dam the emergency spending invoice to offer $110.5 billion in funds for Ukraine, Israel and different safety wants, to press their calls for for extra management of immigration through the US border with Mexico.

The end result, which had been anticipated, threatened Democratic President Joe Biden’s effort to offer new help earlier than the tip of 2023. It got here after Democrats and Republicans had negotiated for weeks so as to add immigration coverage modifications to the safety invoice to win sufficient Republican votes to cross.

Those talks broke off final Friday, and feelings ran so excessive {that a} labeled Senate briefing on Ukraine on Tuesday erupted right into a shouting match from which a number of Republicans stormed out.

Maira Butt8 December 2023 02:06


Zelensky marks first evening of Hannukah in Kyiv

He took half within the Hannukah candle-lighting ceremony and lit the primary candle in Kyiv.

He stated: “The sacred Hanukkah lights, lit these days, remind us once again that light always prevails over evil. And of the value of life, which is worth fighting for. My best wishes to the Jewish community on Hanukkah”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy marks the primary evening of the Jewish vacation of Hanukkah by lighting the primary candle in Kyiv, Ukraine


Maira Butt8 December 2023 01:03


Japan pledges $4.5B extra in help for Ukraine, together with $1B in humanitarian funds

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged $4.5 billion to Ukraine, together with $1 billion in humanitarian help to assist help the war-torn nation’s restoration effort in an internet summit of main industrial nations.

Kishida made the announcement late Wednesday in Tokyo whereas internet hosting his final Group of Seven summit as this 12 months’s chairperson.

The $1 billion humanitarian and restoration help contains funding for turbines and different energy provides for the Ukrainian individuals to outlive the winter, in addition to measures to clear mines planted by Russia, the Foreign Ministry stated. The remaining $3.5 billion contains funding for credit score ensures for World Bank loans to Ukraine.

“This is significant support for the recovery of Ukraine and our economy, said Japan stands firmly with Ukraine and our people,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated in his message posted on X, previously Twitter, “We will keep working together to bring our common victory closer.”

Maira Butt8 December 2023 00:04


‘Excess profits’ by massive firms following Ukraine invasion may have worsened cost-of-living

“Excess profits” made by massive worldwide firms may have exacerbated inflation and handed on increased prices to customers, based on a report.

They discovered that UK-listed companies resembling Shell, Glencore, Vodafone and Barclays noticed their income outpace inflation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, whereas odd households’ actual incomes plummeted.

Carsten Jung, senior economist at IPPR, stated: “Our research finds that markets aren’t working efficiently, enabling large companies to make profits that likely amplified inflation.

“This has made the cost of living crisis worse for most people, and for many smaller firms across the economy.

“The original inflation spike was driven by global supply chains gumming up post-pandemic, and then by the energy price shock following the Ukraine invasion.”

Maira Butt7 December 2023 23:00


Cameron optimistic that US will come via with funding for Ukraine

He stated: “I believe the US will come through with supplemental funding for Ukraine.

“I’m sure that goodwill will prevail and the money will be voted through.”

Maira Butt7 December 2023 22:20


Lord Cameron: ‘No more important relationship for Britain than with US’

He stated he was glad to see the so-called particular relationship was “stronger than ever” and that it was all of the extra vital within the “dangerous and insecure and unstable world in which we currently live”.

At a press convention alongside US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, he stated: “There is no more important relationship for Britain than this partnership with the United States.”

Lord Cameron stated Europe and the US have been “rightly” sharing the monetary burden of supporting Ukraine.

Mr Blinken earlier stated: “Our countries are in lockstep when it comes to continuing to do everything possible to ensure that Putin’s aggression remains a strategic defeat and failure for Russia.”

Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron stated there’s “no more important” relationship for Britain than its partnership with the US.


Maira Butt7 December 2023 22:07


Blinken: UK’s management has been ‘completely important’ in help of Ukraine

He stated: “The UK’s leadership has been absolutely essential. The UK has committed the second most after the United States in terms of military assistance and across the board.

“This is a global coalition in support of Ukraine. “

Maira Butt7 December 2023 22:03


Video: Fox News host clashes with US presidential candidate Vikek Ramaswamy over Ukraine policy

“I think we have to play hardball there and make a hard deal that requires any reneging on that deal to have major consequences. The clear principles are this war doesn’t advance US interests,” he stated whereas suggesting that US precedence needs to be on border management.

The Fox News host prompt a “world war could enfold” if jap Europe have been “given up”.

Fox News host clashes with Vikek Ramaswamy over Ukraine coverage

Maira Butt7 December 2023 22:01