As always they are in the inversion of values, Zelensky presents Boris Johnson with alleged Russian missiles.
Published on 18.6.2022
Zelensky presents Boris Johnson with alleged Russian missiles
During UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Kyiv on June 17, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showed him Tochka-U missiles allegedly used by the Russian military.
However, these missiles have not been used in the Russian arsenal since November 2019 and have been replaced by Iskander missiles. Conversely, the Totchka-U missile is still very widely used within the Ukrainian army. This weapon is still in service in Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Syria and Kuwait.
In kyiv, Johnson offers a training program for the Ukrainian army
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid a surprise visit to kyiv on Friday, the day after that of four leaders of the European Union.
During his second trip to the Ukrainian capital since April he offered to “train up to 10,000 soldiers every 120 days”, according to a statement from Downing Street.
“The UK-led program would train and train the Ukrainian Armed Forces using the proven expertise of the British military, enabling them to accelerate their deployment, rebuild their forces and increase their resilience,” details the press release.
Is this enough if we take into account the daily losses of the Ukrainian army which range from 200 to 500 men?
Under the previous operation, Orbital, the UK trained more than 22,000 Ukrainian soldiers between 2015 and 2022, the same source noted, adding that the new program would train forces outside the country.
US suspends sale of drones to Ukraine
The Biden administration’s plan to sell four MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones that can be armed with Hellfire missiles to Ukraine has been put on hold over fears that its sophisticated equipment could fall into enemy hands, Reuters reported on Friday. referring to two people familiar with the matter.
The Pentagon is particularly concerned that radar and drone surveillance equipment could pose a security risk to the United States if they fell into Russian hands.
One solution to push the sale forward would be to replace the existing radar and sensor assembly with something less sophisticated, but that could take months, according to one of the sources.
The four Gray Eagle drones made by General Atomics and costing $10 million each were originally intended for the US military
Russian humanitarian aid for the Kharkov region
The Russian military delivered nearly 100 tons of humanitarian aid to the liberated areas of the Kharkov region.
The preferred destinations are localities located near combat zones and exposed to frequent fire from the Ukrainian army.
This Russian humanitarian aid is distributed primarily among families with children, the elderly and the disabled.
Ukraine is losing so many men it is asking Poland to extradite Ukrainian men of military age
Russian Defense reveals number of foreign mercenaries in Ukraine
As of June 17, a total of 6,956 mercenaries and weapons maintainers have arrived in Ukraine from 64 different countries since February 24. 1,956 of them were eliminated and 1,779 left the country.
According to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov, Poland, Canada and the United States are the main suppliers of mercenaries to Ukraine.
In Europe, the bulk of the mercenaries came from Poland, Romania and the United Kingdom.
- Poland: 1,831 arrived, 378 killed and 272 left.
- Romania: 504 arrived, 102 killed, 98 left.
- United Kingdom: 422 arrived, 101 killed, 95 left.
America is essentially represented by Canada and the United States.
- Canada: 601 arrived, 162 killed, 169 left.
- United States: 530 arrived, 214 killed, 227 left.
3,221 mercenaries are still alive, have not been captured or have not yet left Ukrainian territory.