As Russia intensifies its offensive in eastern Ukraine, the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces attends the meeting of the contact group on Ukraine’s defense in the Ramstein format, seeking urgent support from over 50 allies.
Austin urged partners to send additional interceptors to counter Russia's air attacks while NATO head pledged long-term backing; Spain, Canada, Germany unveiled new military aid offerings.
"There is a new defense package for our country from the United States. I am grateful for it. In particular, there will be more artillery – shells that are needed right now," Zelenskyy said in his address following the meeting.
On an unexpected trip to Kyiv, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin emphasizes America's sustained support for Ukraine's fight against Russia amid military aid funding challenges.
Rustem Umerov and Lloyd Austin discussed Russia's aggression against Ukraine in a phone call.
The US will lead a collaborative effort with the Netherlands and Denmark to train Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighter jets, the US Defense Secretary says.
Ukrainian soldiers have started training to use Abrams tanks in Germany According to a statement by US Defense…