The US-Ukraine Charter on Strategic Partnership was updated, aimed at guaranteeing that Kiev’s efforts against Russia will be encouraged to continue.
As per the document, the US plans to boost cooperation with Ukraine ‘in areas such as Black Sea security, cyber defense, and intelligence sharing, and countering Russia’s aggression.’
In the Black Sea this is immediately evident, as NATO reconnaissance activity immediately spiked on November 9th and onwards.
This all comes alongside the USS Mount Whitney amphibious command ship, the flagship of the U.S. 6th Fleet being in the Black Sea, as well as the USS Porter guided missile destroyer.
These actions are all likely a swift result of a letter by 15 congressmen, all members of the House Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, which urged US President Joe Biden to increase pressure on Russia in response to alleged concentration of forces near the Ukrainian border. Read more…