NATO equips Ukraine army with 450 more sniper rifles
Snipers are a priority for the Ukrainian forces in the Donbass
The UAF landing and assault troops have received 450 sniper rifles from NATO, and sniper pairs have begun training to operate in the Donbass. This was reported by Lieutenant Colonel Andrei Marochko, official representative of the People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic
“The main attention in the zone of the so-called “operation of the occupation forces” by the Ukrainian command has been given to the training of snipers, their work is a priority in connection with the “school truce,” Marochko said.
According to him, at the 37th combined-arms training range, training sessions for sniper pairs have been held for units of the Ukrainian armed forces.
Marochko added that “after training,” the trained “Ukrainian snipers will arrive in combat areas to continue the genocide of the population of Donbass.”
Earlier today it became known that the position of the Supreme Armed Forces in Donbass was visited by the Minister of Defense of Great Britain.
Recall that on September 15, a Ukrainian sniper killed an unarmed militiaman who was helping rebuild a house damaged by bombardment. Shot in the back.
On August 30, it was reported that Canada could supply sniper rifles to Ukraine.
On August 14, a private Canadian firm announced the delivery of sniper rifles to Ukraine.
According to the data received by the Ministry of Defense of the Donetsk People’s Republic from the Ukrainian diaspora in Canada, in the near future, the Canadian company North-Eastern Arms will supply automatic rifles NEA-15 to Ukraine.
In May, it became known that the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine had concluded an agreement with the Canadian Ministry of National Defense and the Canadian Armed Forces: Canadians took over the training of Ukrainian police.
The Government of Canada at the same time stated earlier that it is not considering the issue of gratuitous transfer of lethal weapons to Ukraine.