In this online survey of 1,005 Americans, people gave their opinions on aid to Ukraine.
In an earlier poll, 66 percent of Americans supported Ukraine.
Biden has provided more than $16.8 billion in security assistance to date.
Washington. Amid the military conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the Biden government, which provides supplies to the Ukrainian army, is also receiving strong support from the Americans. About three-quarters of Americans support aid to Ukraine, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday. According to the results, despite Russian threats, most Americans say that the United States should continue to support Ukraine. People also suggested continuing to support Ukraine by providing advanced weapons systems, training and other military assistance to the government of President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Americans have also supported providing long-range missiles to Ukraine despite the prospect of Russian nuclear strikes.
73 percent of the public agree with Biden’s position.
In this online survey of 1,005 Americans, people sided with the government on military aid to Ukraine. Both Democrats and Republicans agreed to support Ukraine against Russia, although Biden had the support of 81% of Democrats and 66% of Republicans. At the same time, 66 percent of Americans in an earlier poll said Washington should continue providing weapons, especially to Ukraine.
More than $16.8 billion in security assistance
The Biden administration has provided more than $16.8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the February 24 Russian invasion. On Tuesday, Biden pledged a new $625 million package for the Kyiv government, including mobile rocket launchers recently used by the Ukrainian military against Russia. With the help of these rocket launchers, Ukraine was able to push back Russia in the battlefield.
At the same time, Russia’s ambassador to the United States expressed indignation at the new supplies given to Ukraine, saying that Washington’s decision to send more military aid to Ukraine would be considered a direct attack on Russia’s national interests.
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Tags: Russia-Ukraine War, United States
First Publication: 06 October 2022, 07:12 IST