Ukraine: U.S. To Train Six Battalions

U.S. military advisors will begin training five Ukrainian mechanized battalions and one special operations forces battalion in Lviv on Nov. 23, a Ukrainian presidential representative said, Sputnik reported Nov. 7. The training will follow the framework of the recently completed Fearless Guardian 2015 joint military exercises. Fighting on the ground in separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine has reached a lull, opening the possibility of an end to the standoff between Russia and the West.

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