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Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Annexation as Biden OKs $12B in More Military Spending for Ukraine

HeadlineOct 03, 2022

At the United Nations, Russia vetoed a resolution condemning Moscow’s annexation of four regions in Ukraine. Ten nations of the U.N. Security Council supported the resolution. Four nations abstained: China, Gabon, India and Brazil. Ukraine responded to the annexation by accelerating its bid to join NATO.
This comes as President Biden has signed a spending bill that includes $12 billion in new U.S. military aid for Ukraine — this is on top of $54 billion already approved by Congress.

In more news on the war, Ukrainian authorities say at least 25 civilians have died in a Russian missile strike on a civilian humanitarian convoy attempting to leave the city of Zaporizhzhia. Eighty-eight people were reportedly injured.

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