Russian attacks on Ukraine reported; tank training to start

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Germany’s protection minister states coaching for Ukrainian troops to use advanced Western-equipped tanks will start inside days.

Boris Pistorius claimed Ukrainian crews will start off finding out how to work the German-designed Leopard 2 tank at a teaching web site in Germany by the stop of January.

Pistorius claimed he expects the tanks themselves to arrive in Ukraine ahead of the stop of March.

A final decision to supply Ukraine with dozens of Leopard 2 tanks from European nations and Abrams M1 tanks from the United States was introduced Wednesday.

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officers explained Thursday that Russia has introduced a wave of missile and self-exploding drone attacks on the country.

Air raid sirens wailed nationwide, but there have been no rapid studies of injuries or of the missiles and drones striking targets.

The head of the Kyiv town administration stated that 15 cruise missiles were shot down.

Serhii Popko explained the missiles ended up fired “in the route of Kyiv” but did not make clear if the capital itself was a focus on. Mayor Vitali Klitschko said explosions ended up listened to in Kyiv’s Dniprovskyi district, on the east facet of the river that divides the metropolis.

The assaults came immediately after Germany and the United States declared Wednesday that they will send out sophisticated battle tanks to Ukraine, giving what one qualified referred to as an “armored punching force” to help Kyiv split combat stalemates as the Russian invasion enters its 12th thirty day period.

The Associated Push