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The Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine, sending it to Biden.

The Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a $40 billion emergency military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine, as the United States deepens its support for an increasingly costly and protracted fight against a Russian invasion. The measure will bring the total American investment in the war to roughly $54 billion in just over two months.

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The Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine, sending it to Biden.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv Has Resumed Operations

Featured eBooks The U.S. embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine has resumed operations three months after Russia waged war in the country. The State Department said last month that American diplomats would be starting to return to the country ahead of the embassy in Kyiv itself reopening. The war is still ongoing, which has led to thousands of civilian and soldier deaths so far.

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The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv Has Resumed Operations

Senate votes final congressional OK for $40B Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON — (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a $40 billion infusion of military and economic aid for Ukraine and its allies on Thursday as both parties rallied behind America's latest, and quite possibly not last, financial salvo against Russia's invasion. The 86-11 vote gave final congressional approval to the package, three weeks after President Joe Biden requested a smaller $33 billion version and after a lone Republican opponent delayed Senate passage for a week.

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Senate votes final congressional OK for $40B Ukraine aid

Biden to sign additional US$100 mil in Ukraine security assistance — sources

WASHINGTON (May 19): President Joe Biden could sign off on US$100 million of military aid to Ukraine as soon as Thursday, including additional artillery munitions and counter artillery battery radar, the latest in a series of transfers to help Kyiv repel Russia's invasion, according to two sources briefed on the matter.

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Biden to sign additional US$100 mil in Ukraine security assistance — sources

Blinken accuses Russia of using food as a weapon in Ukraine

"The food supply for millions of Ukrainians and millions more around the world has quite literally been held hostage by the Russian military." The war in Ukraine has caused global prices for grains, cooking oils, fuel and fertilizer to soar. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused Russia on Thursday of using food as a weapon in Ukraine by holding "hostage" the food supply for not just millions of Ukrainians, but also millions around the world who rely on Ukrainian exports.

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Blinken accuses Russia of using food as a weapon in Ukraine

Russia uses new laser in Ukraine, Zelensky mocks "wonder weapon"

Yury Borisov, the deputy prime minister in charge of military development, told a conference in Moscow that Peresvet was already being widely deployed and it could blind satellites up to 1,500 km above Earth. He said there were already more powerful systems than Peresvet that could burn up drones and other equipment.

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Russia uses new laser in Ukraine, Zelensky mocks

Ukraine funding bill: These 11 Republican senators split from party leadership, opposed $40 billion in aid

Ukraine military funding headed to Biden's desk, after weeklong delay due to some GOP opposition NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In a split with party leaders, 11 Senate Republicans Thursday voted against a bill to send $40 billion in military aid to Ukraine as Russia's invasion of the nation nears its fourth month.

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Ukraine funding bill: These 11 Republican senators split from party leadership, opposed $40 billion in aid

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

The Senate approved a massive military, economic, and humanitarian aid package. The Senate voted 86 to 11 to pass a $40 billion Ukraine aid package Thursday in the latest bipartisan signal of Washington’s deepening commitment to Ukraine’s grinding war against Russia. The bill includes a huge one-time outlay of military and security assistance, along with funding for mounting economic and humanitarian needs.

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The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

Congress approves $40 billion aid package for Ukraine

The Senate voted 86-11 to pass a nearly $40 billion military and humanitarian aid package for Ukraine on Thursday and the bill now goes to President Biden to be signed into law. Why it matters: The package, which is billions more than the $33 billion initially requested by the White House, includes military aid, economic support and humanitarian assistance for food security stemming from Russia's unprovoked invasion.

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Congress approves $40 billion aid package for Ukraine