U.S. Congress passes Russian Aggression Prevention Act

U.S. Plans to Grunt Full Military Aid to Ukraine According
to the law on the prevention of Russian aggression adopted by the

KYIV, July 17 /Ukrinform/. The U.S. Congress adopted in two readings
the Russian Aggression Prevention Act of 2014, under which Moldova,
Ukraine and Georgia are provided with major non-NATO ally status.

The draft act has been submitted to the Committee on Foreign Affairs to be finally adopted, Espreso TV reported.

The draft act provides major non-NATO ally status for Ukraine, Georgia,
and Moldova (during the period in which each of such countries meets
specified criteria) for purposes of the transfer or possible transfer of
defense articles or defense services.

The document also directs President Barack Obama to increase U.S. Armed
Forces interactions with the armed forces of Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova,
Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and
Serbia; and U.S and NATO security assistance to such states.

The draft act urged the U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID), the Trade and Development Agency, the Overseas Private
Investment Corporation (OPIC), the World Bank Group, and the European
Bank for Reconstruction to promote assistance to Ukraine, Georgia, and
Moldova in order to exploit natural gas and oil reserves and to develop
alternative energy sources.

The document also prohibits any federal department or agency from
taking any action that recognizes Russian Federation sovereignty over
Crimea or otherwise endorses the Russian Federation's illegal annexation
of Crimea. As stated in the document, the U.S. president has the right to grant to
the Government of Ukraine at the request of the government, as
appropriate and in accordance with the capabilities and needs of the
Armed Forces of Ukraine the following defensive equipment, services and
training: 1) anti-tank weapons and ammunition.

2) anti-aircraft weapons and ammunition.

3) vehicle installed arms and ammunition.

4) Small arms and ammunition, including pistols, submachine guns, assault rifles, grenade launchers and sniper rifles.

5) armored vehicles.

6) high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles.

7) inflatable boats.

8) vests and so on.

Earlier, the U.S. and the EU imposed new sanctions against Russian Federation for the aggression against Ukraine.http://en.censor.net.ua/n294164


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