A Ukrainian serviceman rests in a trench not far from the city of Horlivka, which is controlled by pro-Russian militants. The new US defence bill includes US$300 million for Ukraine’s military. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Ukrainian serviceman rests in a trench not far from the city of Horlivka, which is controlled by pro-Russian militants. The new US defence bill includes US$300 million for Ukraine’s military. Photo: EPA-EFE

US lawmakers push back against China and Russia with massive defence bill

  • The National Defence Authorisation Act includes US$300 million for Ukraine’s military and a statement of support for the defence of Taiwan
  • The NDAA usually gets strong bipartisan support and is closely watched because it is one of the only major pieces of legislation that becomes law every year

Topic |   US-China relations
A Ukrainian serviceman rests in a trench not far from the city of Horlivka, which is controlled by pro-Russian militants. The new US defence bill includes US$300 million for Ukraine’s military. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Ukrainian serviceman rests in a trench not far from the city of Horlivka, which is controlled by pro-Russian militants. The new US defence bill includes US$300 million for Ukraine’s military. Photo: EPA-EFE
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