Exclusive: U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine




 
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November 20th, 2014  
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Topic: Exclusive: U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine


By Warren Strobel and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said. The increase in non-lethal aid to Ukraine, which is grappling with a Russian-backed separatist movement in its east, is expected to be announced on Thursday during a visit to Kiev by Vice President Joe Biden. The officials, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, described it as an expansion of U.S. ...




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