After 585 days of war in ukraine, The combat is today outside its borders. President Volodymyr Zelensky finds himself in a Slovakia in which the winner of the elections, populist social democrat and pro-Russian Robert Fico, has promised during his campaign that if he governs he will stop providing military aid to Ukraine and also that he will once again strengthen his ties with Russia. .
At the same time, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, has managed in extremis to avoid the closure of his government, but the financing agreement that has allowed it has been at the cost of leaving out the help Ukraine requested.
“I fully expect the speaker (of the House of Representatives) to maintain his commitment to the people of Ukraine and ensure approval of the support necessary to help Ukraine at this critical time,” Biden said in a statement, referring to House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy.
Within Ukrainian territory, the air defense systems They shot down 16 of the nearly 30 drones launched by Russia tonight in the central region of Cherkasy.