Ukraine

US top envoy says Russia is failing in its war aims while 'Ukraine is succeeding'

Top US envoys declared Russia is failing in its war aims while "Ukraine is succeeding" on the first high level US trip to Kyiv during which Washington promised Ukraine hundreds of millions of dollars in new aid.

In a meeting with Ukraine president Volodomyr Zelenskyy, US secretary of state Antony Blinken and US defence secretary Lloyd Austin said the United States had approved a $165 million sale of ammunition for Ukraine’s war effort, along with more than $300 million in foreign military financing.

Good Morning News, April 2022

Zelenskyy meets with top US officials after asking for more powerful weapons from the West

The Ukrainian president pressed Western countries to send more heavy weapons to help combat the Russian military before engaging in talks with top US security officials on Sunday.

In the first high level US trip to Kyiv since before the war began on February 24, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was said to have met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin in the Ukrainian capital.

Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the Ukrainian president, said in an interview late on Sunday that the talks are going on “right now”. The US has not commented.

Good Morning News, April 2022

No-fly zone? Should their be one in place?

Hugh spoke to Daria who is a Ukrainian Journalist and activist who earlier this month called out Boris Johnson for not doing enough to protect Ukraine.

Daria said that "World war 3" will happen but said their is no other choice prime Minister.

She had so strong opinions we had to cut some of it out.

GMN, March 2022