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Biden signs $40 billion Ukraine aid bill

A damaged school near Kharkiv on Friday. (Bernat Armangue/AP)
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SEOUL — President Biden on Saturday signed a $40 billion package of new military and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, further deepening his administration’s commitment amid signs that the United States and its allies are preparing for a longer conflict. The package includes $20 billion in additional military aid to finance the transfer of advanced weapons systems — aid that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said was “needed more than ever.”

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