More weaponry have been pledged by the US and its allies to assist Ukraine win the battle against Russia.

The US and Ukraine’s allies have promised to provide more weapons to assist Ukraine in defeating Russia’s latest attack. During a 90-minute video chat on Tuesday, April 19, the US and others pledged to deliver artillery, anti-tank, and air defense aid to Kyiv.

New skirmishes in Ukraine’s east have signaled the start of the “war for the Donbas,” according to Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

Russia is concentrating its efforts in the eastern Donbas, which includes the Luhansk and Donetsk areas, and if it succeeds, it will control a large portion of Ukraine’s east and south.

US and allies pledge more weapons to help Ukraine win war against Russia

Russian forces have been attacking Ukrainian positions throughout the entire 300-mile (480-kilometer) front line, according to Ukraine, since Monday, April 18.

Following the meeting of Ukraine’s allies, the US defense department said that more military aircraft and parts had been shipped to Ukraine to expand their fleet and repair damaged aircraft in Ukraine’s arsenal.

According to the US Defense Department, the US has not sent aircraft to Kyiv.

The US also declined to say which countries contributed the aircraft to help Ukraine, despite President Zelensky’s request for Soviet-made air defense systems and fighter jets as an alternative to a no-fly zone over Ukraine months ago.

Last week, Mr Zelensky stated on Twitter, “We need heavy artillery, armed vehicles, air defense systems, and combat aircraft – everything to fight Russian forces and end their war crimes.” “Without big weapons, no one will be able to halt Russia.”

The action comes after the US turned down a plan by Poland in March to supply it with MiG-29 fighter jets, which it would then transfer to Ukraine.

After the discussion between Western allies, President Joe Biden told reporters that the US is prepared to offer Ukraine with another $800 million in military aid.

He also stated that the US would send more artillery to Ukraine, which are large cannons used in land warfare.

After the meeting, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in parliament, “They [Ukraine] need support with heavier artillery, and that is what we will be offering them.”

Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany announced that Germany would provide funding to enable Ukraine to purchase anti-tank weaponry and ammunition from German arms producers.

When Ukrainian tanks and armored vehicles are destroyed in combat, the Czech Republic says it would repair them. In response to the fresh backing for Ukraine, Russia stated:

“The US and Western governments under its control are doing everything they can to prolong the military operation,” Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, but has recently moved its military operations to the Donbas region in the east of the country.

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