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Ukraine is building up its forces for an offensive

Ukraine has received a bonanza of Western arms from Europe, including Leopards, Challengers, Abrams and Soviet-era tanks. America and Britain have agreed to equip Ukraine with more than a division’s worth of kit. Ukraine's army is being transformed and its ratio of Ukrainian to Western kit is expect

  • Europe has pledged a bonanza of Western arms to Ukraine, including Leopards, Challengers, Abrams and Soviet-era tanks.
  • America and Britain have agreed to equip Ukraine with more than a division’s worth of kit, with the aim of having much of it in place by the end of March.
  • Ukraine’s army is being transformed and its ratio of Ukrainian to Western kit is expected to fall to five to two.
  • America’s 7th Army Training Command is running a five-week course for Ukrainian units at its Grafenwoehr training area in Eastern Bavaria.
  • Russia's army is in dire shape and Ukraine could exploit any gaps it creates when it pulls units from other parts of the front line.
Ukraine is building up its forces for an offensive
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