August 23, 2022Newsletter

Russia Update: August 23, 2022


The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv urged Americans who can flee the country to do so immediately.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told reporters that his country would not agree to freeze the front lines in order to “calm” Russia.

Poland’s President visited Kyiv.


No news of note


A superyacht seized from a sanctioned Russian billionaire was auctioned off.

Ukraine Sitrep

As the war reaches six months, the U.S. is poised to announce $3 billion in aid to train and equip Ukrainian forces in the years to come. According to a Pentagon official, the money will fund contracts for drones, weapons, and other equipment that may not see the battlefront for a year or two.

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