June 16, 2024

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NATO Secretary General makes a surprise visit to Kyiv

NATO Secretary General makes a surprise visit to Kyiv

Cover Image: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on April 20 Q. GLEB GARANICH / REUTERS

  • The US announced on Wednesday that it would send new military aid to Ukraine. It will contain ammunition for artillery systems used by the Ukrainian military. The announcement coincides with Ukraine receiving its first US Patriot air defense systems and French AMX-10 light battle tanks.
  • During the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, a flash was observed in Q’s sky, causing confusion as to its origin. City officials initially claimed that NASA shot down the satellite, before the US space agency said it had not yet entered the atmosphere at the time.
  • A Russian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the eight-and-a-half-year prison sentence handed down to opponent Ilya Yashin. For his criticism of Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine.
  • The US defense secretary, who is visiting Sweden, on Wednesday called on Turkey and Hungary to ratify Sweden’s NATO candidacy. ” soon “ And before the next coalition summit in early July.
  • An agreement has been reached on the transport of Ukrainian grain through Poland. Warsaw has taken a unilateral decision to close its borders to almost all Ukrainian agricultural products because Polish silos are overflowing with wheat from Ukraine, causing a sharp drop in prices and angering local farmers.
  • As part of long journeys, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi visited Volhynia province on the border of Belarus and Poland on Wednesday.. “I am here today to thank our border guards for protecting the national border.”he wrote in Telegram.

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