“The U.S. and its allies are holding talks today in a new push to ensure Ukraine’s borders amid heightened fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops. But a key question that’s being debated is whether to supply weapons to Ukraine to counter the aggression,” writes NPR’s Bill Chappell.
“Clearly what we see is that conditions in eastern Ukraine have to change,” NATO Commander Gen. Philip Breedlove tells NPR’s Renee Montagne.
Breedlove says “hundreds and hundreds” of members of Russia’s military are in separatist areas of Ukraine, supplying air defense and other crucial help.
Today’s Question: Should the U.S. help supply Ukraine with arms?