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    The United States has allocated $25 million of security assistance to Ukraine in July, the US embassy in Kiev said on Wednesday.

    KIEV (Sputnik) — US President Donald Trump's budget proposal for 2018 is projected to reduce aid to Ukraine from $667 million in 2016 to $203 million, the US Department of State said in the Congressional Budget Justification on Foreign Assistance released in May.

    "$25 mil in US Security Assistance to #Ukraine this month, including #HarrisRadios for secure communications," a statement on the embassy's official Twitter account read.

    ​Ukraine has been conducting a military operation against the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LPR and DPR) since April 2014, after local residents refused to recognize the new government in Kiev. In February 2015, Kiev and the Donbas militia signed a ceasefire deal. Despite the agreement, both sides have been reporting violations of the ceasefire.

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