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01.03.2022 Featured Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia to Donate 70 Fighter Jets to Ukraine

Published 1st Mar, 2022

By Joseph Adeiye

The Ukrainian Air Force is set to receive 70 fighter jets from members of the European Union.

According to The Kyiv Independent, Bulgaria will give Ukraine 16 MiG-29s and 14 Su-25s, while Poland and Slovakia will provide 28 MiG-29 units and 12 MiG-29s respectively.

This is coming after peace talks between Ukraine and Russia ended in nothing on Monday.

READ ALSO: 29 Planes, 191 Tanks… Russia’s ‘Losses’ to Ukraine in 5 Days

Meanwhile, Russian artillery killed 70 soldiers after attacking a Ukrainian military unit in Okhtyrka, Sumy Oblast, on Monday.

Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, Head of Sumy Regional State Administration, confirmed the loss via Telegram.

“Yesterday the enemy artillery covered the military unit. They continue to get the bodies out from under the rubble. SES and volunteers are working. Many died. At the moment, places are being prepared in the cemetery for about 70 dead Ukrainian soldiers,” Zhyvytskyi told Ukrainian papers.

READ ALSO: Ukraine Creates Military Unit for Foreign Volunteers. Here’s How to Join

“There are a lot of Russian bodies in the city, we are collecting them. The Red Cross employees are taking them home.”

Published 1st Mar, 2022

By Joseph Adeiye

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