Countering the Wagner Group and Degrading Russia’s War Efforts in Ukraine

Countering the Wagner Group and Degrading Russia’s War Efforts in Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 26, 2023 The United States is sanctioning individuals and entities linked to Russia’s para-military Wagner Group and its head, Yevgeniy Prigozhin – including its key infrastructure and associated front companies, its battlefield operations in Ukraine, producers of Russia’s weapons, and those administering Russia-occupied areas of Ukraine.  …

Remarks by President Biden on Continued Support for Ukraine

January 25, 2023 THE PRESIDENT: Good almost morning. It’s exactly noon. Thank you for being here. Yesterday marked 11 months since Russia’s brutal, full-scale invasion of Ukraine; 11 months in which the Ukrainian people have showed Putin and the world the full force of their courage and the indomitable determination to live free. And through …

Ambassador Brink’s Remarks at Nv’s Ukraine in 2023 Forum

January 19, 2023 Vitaly, thank you very much. It’s good to be here. Thanks for this opportunity to have a conversation with you. I’m really honored to be on the stage today with Serhiy, Tomas, and Viacheslav. I wanted to start by expressing my deep condolences and sorrow for what happened yesterday. I know that …

Ambassador Brink’s remarks on the occasion of Ukrainian Unity Day at the Kyiv Security Forum

Mr. Yatsenyuk, thank you for the warm welcome, it’s great to be with you all tonight. Ms. Matviychuk, I am so honored to be here today with you to introduce your lecture in commemoration of Ukraine’s Day of Unity. Oleksandra is a powerful advocate for Ukraine, for respect for human rights, and for the values …

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with G7+ Partners on Ukraine Energy Sector Support

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 24, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi co-hosted a meeting today with G7 and other key partners to reaffirm collective support for Ukraine’s energy sector.  The Secretary led discussion of ongoing efforts to expedite …

Significant New U.S. Military Assistance to Ukraine

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release January 19, 2023 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN The United States is announcing a significant new security assistance package to help Ukraine continue to defend itself against Russia’s brutal war. Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the President, I am authorizing our …

$125 Million for Support of Ukraine’s Urgent Energy Systems Needs

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 2023 The United States announced today that we will work with Congress to program an additional $125 million in funding to support Ukraine’s energy and electricity grid against Russia’s continued attacks on utilities and other civilian infrastructure. This funding would come from the recently passed …

Condolences on Helicopter Crash in Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 2023 I was deeply saddened to hear this morning’s terrible news from Brovary, Ukraine.  On behalf of the United States, I offer my sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of all of those killed in the helicopter crash, including our friends Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrskyy, First Deputy …

Statement of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Helicopter Crash in Ukraine

The White House January 18, 2023 Jill and I send our deepest condolences to the families of all those killed in the tragic helicopter crash in Ukraine this morning, including Minister of Internal Affairs Denys Monastyrskyy and other senior Ukrainian government officials. Our hearts are also with the dozens of civilians who were killed or …