The regime increasingly uses air strikes to crush resistance that emerged after the coup two years ago.
Kyiv says it needs further aid to help take control of the country’s airspace from Russia.
Ben Crump says Nichols’ death at the hands of police should spur US lawmakers to stop further tragedies.
The so-called Scorpion special unit will be disbanded after its officers were seen beating Mr Nichols.
The videos show the 29-year-old crying out repeatedly for his mother during the arrest in Memphis.
The 29-year-old’s family lawyers say he was beaten non-stop by Memphis police like “a human piñata”.
Ukraine hails the announcements as a turning point, while Russia says they are a provocation.
A Russian envoy blasts news about the military hardware shipments as “another blatant provocation”.