Biden proposes $500 million in aid for Ukrainian government

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2022
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Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP

The Biden administration is seeking to send Ukraine $500 million to help keep its government services running as the war with Russia stretches into its third month, the Treasury Department announced Thursday.

The administration will ask Congress to approve $500 million to cover the cost of Ukraine’s basic government services, including pensions, salaries and aid programs, the Treasury Department said. The aid package would be in addition to another $800 million in military support proposed by Biden on Thursday, which would also require approval from Congress.

Biden said Thursday the U.S. has almost exhausted the $13.6 billion...

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