‘We can’t do it alone’: Ukrainians react to lack of additional funding in US spending bill

Serviceman Volodymyr Kostiak spoke to CNN in Kyiv Sunday as Ukraine marked Day of the Defenders. Kyiv, Ukraine CNN —

The United States may have avoided a government shutdown on Saturday – but the lack of additional funding for Ukraine in the spending bill has left some residents in the war-torn nation nervous.

Though US President Joe Biden lauded the deal reached by lawmakers, he also acknowledged the lack of new funding for Ukraine, vowing Washington “will not walk away” from Kyiv. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of leaders in the US Senate also promised to vote on more aid for Ukraine.For […]

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