Alexey Bogdanovsky. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday adopted a revised defense budget, for which first voted in the chamber of authorized Congress.
New more than 600-billion-dollar defense budget preserves key parameters of the latter, which was vetoed by the head of Barack Obama. For example, it extends a ban on closing the prison for foreign terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
similarly, the law provides the authorization for spending on assistance to Ukraine arms in the amount of 300 million dollars, if the administration deems it necessary. In the conditions of a ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, which in General has been observed for more than 2 months, the White house makes no implication that such assistance will be provided.
as long as it is not known whether Obama to veto New variant of the defense budget.