Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Ukraine.
The EU is meeting to discuss emergency measures to deal with rising energy prices heading into the winter, including redistributing energy producers’ windfall revenue, a price cap on Russian gas, and mandatory targets for reducing electricity during peak hours.
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Ukraine says it has recaptured over 700 sq km of territory in southern and eastern Ukraine, retaking over 20 villages. Ukraine’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN says 2.5 million Ukrainians have been forcibly deported to Russia.
The U.S. announced $675 million in additional military aid for Ukraine.