Russian aggression has killed upwards of 5,000 people since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine this week, hoping to push a peace deal to regain stability in the region.
Talks of increase presence have escalated on the U.S. side. Currently only “non-lethal” assistance has been used.
European leaders are meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this Friday in Moscow. Talks are expect to focus on a peace deal.