Biden says no F-16s for Ukraine as Russia claims gains

By Tom Balmforth and Nandita Bose
Updated January 31 2023 - 11:43am, first published 11:42am
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Danish PM Mette Frederiksen have toured Mykolaiv. (EPA PHOTO)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Danish PM Mette Frederiksen have toured Mykolaiv. (EPA PHOTO)

The United States will not provide the F-16 fighter jets that Ukraine has sought in its battle against Russia, President Joe Biden says, as Russian forces claim a series of incremental gains in the country's east.

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