U.S. to provide Ukraine with more weapons as Putin signals end to unpopular mobilization drive

Posted on AllSides October 17th, 2022
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Missiles, rockets and anti-tank weapons will form part of a new security assistance package for Ukraine, the Defense Department said Friday, hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled an end to his unpopular mobilization drive.

Valued at up to $725 million, the Pentagon said in a statement that the package would include, additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), 5,000 anti-tank weapons, as well as vehicles and artillery rounds.

“The United States has delivered unprecedented security assistance to Ukraine and will continue to work with allies and partners to ensure Ukraine has...

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