kraine’s Foreign Minister Oleksii Reznikov hailed the arrival of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) sent as military aid to the Eastern European nation from the U.S.—issuing a dire warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces attacking his country.
Putin launched the full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, drawing swift international condemnation and global backlash. Although Russian largely failed in its initial assault to take control of the Eastern European nation, it has made more gains in recent weeks after refocusing its efforts on the eastern Donbas region of Ukraine.
In response to the unprovoked Russian aggression, the U.S. and NATO allies have rapidly provided billions of dollars in military and humanitarian aid to Kyiv. On Thursday, Reznikov announced the arrival of the HIMARS weapons, which can hit targets some 50 miles away.
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