Free treatment of seriously wounded Ukrainian soldiers by international teams of medical professionals as well as humanitarian aid from around the world are noted as being among the top supportive actions for Ukraine this year.

The G20 Summit in Brisbane this November is worth mentioning for the chilly reception given to Russian President Vladimir Putin, indicating the firm stance of Western leaders toward the Kremlin in the wake of Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine.

Unanimity in supporting Ukraine Freedom Support Act by both parties in the U.S. Congress and its signing by Barack Obama was a nice early Christmas present for Ukrainians, as military equipment supplies and training are expected from the U.S. partners under said law.

The signing of the European Union Association agreement was the most significant signal of international support for Ukraine this year, as European integration plans had become a cornerstone of Ukraine’s foreign policy, provoking Moscow’s aggressive reaction.

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