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US to provide $550 million in new Ukraine military help

The Biden administration announced on Monday an additional $550 million in new military assistance for Ukraine to boost the country's resistance against Russia's offensive.

"Today's announcement includes more ammunition for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and 155mm artillery systems that Ukraine's forces are using so effectively on the battlefield to defend their country," the State Department said in its statement citing Secretary Antony Blinken.

The latest package brings the total US military assistance for Ukraine to around $8.7 billion.

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