As sporadic fighting continues between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Army has begun training soldiers from Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense.
The Pentagon early last week began training five battalions of active-duty troops and one for special operations, the AFP news service reported. At least one battalion is drilling in a compound near this picturesque city in the country’s far west. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it features enchanting architecture, quaint cobblestone streets and charming cafes.
Travelers call it “a hidden gem” and “the new Prague.”
“If Kyiv is considered the heart of Ukraine, then Lviv is the soul …read more
Source: Voice of America