The U.S. Congress has reached a preliminary agreement to provide $12 billion in additional assistance to Ukraine as part of a stopgap spending bill. The monies will be allocated to economic and military funding. Congress has a deadline of Friday at midnight to pass the bill.

Monday, the U.S. announced its commitment to send $457.5 million to Ukraine for its law enforcement and border patrol. To date, the Biden administration has provided over $15 billion to Ukraine to fight Russia.