The US Senate approved on Thursday a massive aid package for Ukraine, as it continues to resist Russian aggression. Meanwhile, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine.Follow our live blog below for updates on the latest developments on Friday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the United States for the $40 billion aid package, which got final congressional approval on Thursday.“This is a demonstration of strong leadership and a necessary contribution to our common defence of freedom,” Zelenskyy said in his nightly video address to the nation.He also thanked the European Union for its support.“And for our partners this is not just an expense or a gift.
This is their contribution to security,” Zelenskyy said. “For defending Ukraine also defends them from new wars and crises that Russia could provoke if it is successful in the war against Ukraine.Read more on euronews.com