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The US is likely to announce the purchase of an advanced missile defense system for Ukraine this week-Source

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Washington — The United States may announce the purchase of an advanced medium to long range ground-to-air missile defense system this week. Ukraine, a source familiar with the matter, told Reuters on Sunday.

Washington is also expected to announce other security assistance to Ukraine, including additional shells and counter-battery radar to address the needs expressed by the Ukrainian Army. Sources added.

(Report by Steve Holland of Washington, Written by Ismail Shakir, Edited by Kim Coghill)