July 27, 2022Newsletter

Russia Update: July 27, 2022

Programming Note: There will not be updates on Thursday, July 28 or Friday, July 29.


Turkey says that Ukrainian grain exports could start within a week.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will speak with his Russian counterpart in the coming days as the U.S. is reportedly contemplating exchanging convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout for the return of WNBA star Brittney Griner and American Paul Whelan.


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Ukraine Sitrep

Ukraine struck a bridge in the southern city of Kherson that’s key for Russian resupply efforts.

Germany approved the sale of 100 howitzers to Ukraine. The Pentagon has approved treating wounded Ukrainian troops at a U.S. military hospital in Germany.

The Treasury Department will contribute $500 million to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to support Ukraine and others.

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