E.U. will spend $507 million on supplying weapons for Ukraine – E.U. source
European Union will buy and deliver weapons to Ukraine, marking the first arms purchase in European Union history, said Ursula von der Leyen, president of the E.U.’s European Commission, on Sunday. The E.U. also announced several new sanctions Sunday, barring state-backed Russian media firms Russia Today and Sputnik in E.U. countries, sanctioning Belarus for assisting Russia in its invasion of Ukraine and blocking Russian planes from the E.U.’s airspace. The E.U. will spend $507 million on supplying weapons for Ukraine, an anonymous E.U. source told Reuters.
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