Plumes of smoke rise from a Russian strike in the frontline Donbas city of Bakhmut, Ukraine during a 36-hour ceasefire over Orthodox Christmas declared by Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters
Plumes of smoke rise from a Russian strike in the frontline Donbas city of Bakhmut, Ukraine during a 36-hour ceasefire over Orthodox Christmas declared by Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine praises US military aid as ceasefire said to falter

  • The White House on Friday announced US$3.75 billion in weapons and other aid for Ukraine and its European backers
  • Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky said the aid was ‘exactly what is needed’ for Ukrainian troops locked in combat against Russian forces

Plumes of smoke rise from a Russian strike in the frontline Donbas city of Bakhmut, Ukraine during a 36-hour ceasefire over Orthodox Christmas declared by Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters
Plumes of smoke rise from a Russian strike in the frontline Donbas city of Bakhmut, Ukraine during a 36-hour ceasefire over Orthodox Christmas declared by Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters
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