Before US-Russia Talks, Biden Pledges Border Support to Ukraine

Posted on AllSides January 1st, 2022
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The Biden administration has pledged to finance an overhaul of Ukrainian border security on its Russian and Belarussian front in advance of January talks with the Kremlin, according to Reuters.

Ukraine has estimated that the project will cost around $20 million and include the purchase of video recording systems, drones, and personal protective equipment for border guards.

The heightened security would strengthen Ukraine against disputes with Belarus, which criticized Ukrainian military officials Dec. 5 over alleged violations of Belarussian airspace, according to Fox News.

''The military attaché was informed that the Ukrainian side...

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