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Ukraine Latest: Biden to Speak on Ukraine, Prepares Aid Package

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WATCH: Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed the goals of the country’s military operation in Ukraine will be “unconditionally fulfilled.”Source: Bloomberg
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U.S. President Joe Biden plans to deliver remarks Thursday on support for Ukraine as his administration looks to soon send to Congress a proposal for weapons and humanitarian assistance for Kyiv that would last through September. 

European Union members pushed the bloc to deliver clearer guidance over Russia’s demand for natural gas payments to be made in rubles, after flows to Poland and Bulgaria were cut off. Germany signaled it’s open to a phased-in ban on Russian oil imports.