Ukraine updates: Russia shot surrendering troops, says Kyiv

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has underlined the significance of German assist in bolstering Ukraine’s air protection within the warfare with Russia.

In his nightly video tackle, Zelenskyy stated Berlin’s arms deliveries had been proving a “lifesaver” for 1000’s of Ukrainians.

“I am especially grateful for the precise implementation of agreements regarding air defense for Ukraine — strengthening our air shield,” he stated.

Zelenskyy added that urgently wanted 155 millimeter shells could be delivered as a part of a brand new German support bundle.

According to the German authorities, Germany offered Kyiv with 3,840 such projectiles in its most up-to-date supply. It additionally delivered 5 drone detection techniques, 5 sniper rifles, a number of semi-trailers, vans, minibuses, off-road automobiles and different army provides.

Besides supporting Kyiv with arms deliveries, Germany can be coaching Ukrainian troopers. On Saturday, Germany’s DPA information company reported that the German army had accomplished coaching a second batch of Ukrainian troopers on the Patriot air protection system.

nm/wd (Reuters, AP, AFP, dpa)