August 22, 2015

'Pacifism over!' Poroshenko presents tanks, Humvees, weaponry to Donbass forces



Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visited the eastern Ukrainian town of Chuhuev to present 170 new pieces of weaponry to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The new gear includes heavy weaponry rocket launchers, tanks, APCs and American Humvees. All equipment will be moved to Ukrainian Army units in the embattled Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

According to Poroshenko, "Russia has been spending a great deal of money to get ready against Ukraine for 14 years" and "Minsk agreements have given us an opportunity and time to improve Ukrainian self-defence."

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