Biden announces ban on ships linked to Russia entering U.S. ports

Biden announced a ban on Russian-linked ships entering U.S. ports.

President Biden also added that the U.S. is sending Ukraine a new $800 million military aid package, including heavy artillery and 144,000 shells, as well as drones.

In addition, the U.S. administration will send an additional request to the U.S. Congress next week for increased military aid to Ukraine.

The U.S. will also provide Ukraine with an additional $500 million in direct economic aid.

Biden also announced the launch of a program to accept refugees from Ukraine to speed up their immigration.