Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin informed members of the eleventh Ukraine Protection Contact Group assembly in Germany that the US would start coaching Ukrainian forces on Abrams battle tanks subsequent month, in hopes that the primary of what are anticipated to be 31 refurbished fashions may be on the battlefield by fall. In a information convention with Austin after the assembly, Joint Chiefs of Employees Chairman Gen. Mark A. Milley cautioned that the Abrams had been “no silver bullet,” however stated the allies had already “met our preliminary objectives” of offering armored automobiles and coaching for 9 mechanized fight brigades that are actually “ready for fight operations” in Ukraine.
A Russian warplane unintentionally fired on the Russian metropolis of Belgorod, the nation’s Protection Ministry stated, describing it as “an unintended discharge of aviation ammunition.” The native governor stated three folks had been injured in consequence. Russia’s Protection Ministry stated an investigation into the incident, which additionally broken residential buildings, is underway.
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Final 12 months, Paisley wrote “Identical Right here” — a music that describes how everybody needs the identical issues out of life, together with freedom — after seeing photos of the conflict in Ukraine. After going forwards and backwards with Ukrainian officers, Paisley persuaded Zelensky to look within the music. In Ukraine, Paisley sang a part of the ballad at a information convention.