More British Troops to Be Deployed to Ukraine

The UK is increasing its military support to Ukraine, training special forces and sending a Royal Navy ship to the country.

The HMS Echo, with a crew of 72, will be sent to the region, while Ukrainian Special Forces are set to be trained by British military units. Some 100 British forces are currently in Ukraine on a training mission, according to the UK Ministry of Defence.

The UK has reportedly trained some 10,000 Ukrainian troops in the last 3 years. The new round of training is set to include mortar training and counter-sniping.



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