NEW: Ukraine has received three more Mi-17 Soviet era helicopters, and they have already flown missions: senior U.S. defense official— Jack Detsch (@JackDetsch) May 16, 2022
The U.S. has also sent more than 60 percent of 209,000 rounds of 155m promised to Ukraine
NEW: U.S. allies delivered 10 airlifts of military aid for Ukraine into the region in the past 24 hours: senior U.S. defense official— Jack Detsch (@JackDetsch) May 16, 2022
The weapons are coming from 7 different nations.
NEW: Ukraine has put 74 of the 90 U.S.-provided howitzer artillery pieces provided into the fight with Russia: senior U.S. defense official— Jack Detsch (@JackDetsch) May 16, 2022
The howitzers are proving "very effective" the official said. U.S. has sent 60 percent of 209,000 artillery rounds promised to Ukraine.
*U.N. Chief Aims to Broker Deal to Free Ukrainian Grain Shipments Through Black Sea -- Diplomats -- WSJ— *Walter Bloomberg (@DeItaone) May 16, 2022
Guterres Would Try to Remove Barriers to Russian, Belarusian Potash Exports in Return for Eased Ukraine Grain Shipment -- WSJ
*Russia Has Yet to Engage in Talks -- Sources
About a dozen buses carrying Ukrainian Azovstal servicemen leave plant - Reuters witness— Idrees Ali (@idreesali114) May 16, 2022