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Biden warns of Putin's plans to target Ukrainian energy infastructure

Biden warns of Putin's plans to target Ukrainian energy infastructure President of the United States Joe Biden (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

The President of the United States has revealed plans by the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to shell Ukrainian energy facilities, according to the broadcast of Biden's meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the White House.

According to the American leader, the Kremlin head plans to strike Ukrainian power grids this winter.

"We mustn’t let him succeed," added Biden.

In turn, Zelenskyy noted his intention to strengthen Ukraine's air defense.

"Ukraine can win," emphasized the Ukrainian President.

It's worth noting that since the start of winter, the Russians have attempted multiple drone and missile attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure.

Zelenskyy's visit to the U.S.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is currently on a visit to the United States. He arrived yesterday, December 11, and has already held meetings with the U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva, senators, and the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Mike Johnson.

Currently, the Ukrainian head of state is meeting with Biden.

The American leader has already announced that he signed an order for a new military aid package to Ukraine, including weaponry worth around $200 million.

For more details about Zelenskyy's visit to the US, you can find it in RBC-Ukraine material.