Ukraine has Russian-made weapons to defeat Russian invaders

Ukrainian NLAW anti-tank missile

Ukrainian military instructor using the NLAW anti-tank missile system at Starach, Ukraine, January 28, 2022.Gaelle Girbes / Getty Image

  • Ukraine is receiving a steady stream of Soviet weapons to fight Russia.

  • According to The Wall Street JournalNATO countries have sent 17,000 anti-tank weapons to Ukraine.

  • The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland have resupplyed Ukraine with Soviet-era weapons.

Most of the weapons sent to Ukraine for efforts to fight the Russian army are Soviet weapons, According to The Wall Street Journal.

So far, a few weeks after Russia’s Ukrainian war, NATO allies have sent 17,000 anti-tank weapons to Ukraine.

Most of the weapons come from NATO countries in Central Europe, which were part of the Soviet Union. According to the report, the Czech Republic has sent the most equipment.

Soviet weapons include 12 Dragunov rifles and Strela-2 shoulder-launched missiles from the Czech Republic. According to ReutersAnd 73mm BWP1 and SPG-9 ammunition Sent from Poland.

Slovakia Also sent 12,000 Soviet anti-tank guns.

Tuesday, Poland announcement To transport all MiG-29 fighters, Soviet planes, to the US Air Force base in Germany, allowing the US to transfer its fleet to Ukraine. Following Poland’s announcement, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the plan “raised serious concerns for the entire NATO alliance.”

“It’s simply not clear to us that it has a substantive rationale,” Kirby said. Tweet.. “We will continue to discuss this issue and the difficult logistical challenges it poses with Poland and other NATO allies, but we do not believe that Poland’s proposal is supportive.”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly called on NATO to declare a no-fly zone as Russia continues its aerial operations nationwide. NATO resisted the call, fearing that no-fly zones could escalate war across the continent.

Russian troops have been engaged in a fierce war with Ukraine since late February, engaging in fierce bombardment and missile attacks on residential buildings. Orphanage, kindergarten,and Children’s hospitalAccording to the Ukrainian government.

Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, and Kyiv, the capital of the country, are both exposed to heavy artillery and airstrikes, and Ukraine’s third largest city, Kherson, was occupied by Russia last week. ..

So far Russia’s campaign Western countries unified in an unprecedented wayUnleashing widespread sanctions on Putin and its allies, global companies and the press have ceased operations in Russia.

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