US poised to send Patriot missile system to Ukraine for first time

Russia At War

(NewsNation) — Ukrainian defenses successfully shot down a wave of Russian drone attacks Wednesday in and around Kyiv.

As the U.S. plans to potentially provide a highly advanced Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine, it could soon be a lot easier for Ukraine to protect civilians from Russian bombardments. The plan still needs formal approval from the Biden administration.

In the video above, Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, breaks down what this could mean for Ukraine.

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