After the 2014 invasion by Russia, Ukraine’s military was struggling. It was short on money and combat-ready weapons. Fixing those weapons was also a problem, because more than half of its spare parts and components came from the Russian Federation. In 2014-16, the U.S. provided more than $1.3 billion in foreign aid to help strengthen Ukraine’s economy and defenses but stopped short of selling it lethal military equipment. Going forward, President Donald Trump has proposed ...

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