A crowd of people gathered in front of his office on Friday night (20/1). German chancellor, Olaf Solzin Berlin to protest the German government’s decision not to provide, at least immediately, Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine.
The rally was organized by the non-governmental organization Vitsche with people holding Ukrainian flags and with the central slogan “free the Leopards”. The Ukrainian leadership and the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, are asking the Germans to give them the specific tanks, which are far superior to the Soviet-style ones used by both sides in the conflict. war.
Germany, however, has agreed to send €1 billion in military aid to Ukraine, with Defense Minister Boris Pistorius noting “no decision has been made yet on whether or not to send Leopards to Ukraine”.
American former commando was killed in the city of Dnipro
An American, a former commando of the elite unit of the Navy Seals of the US Navy, was killed on Wednesday in the city of Dnipro, Ukraine.
A spokesman for the US Navy confirmed to the American television network CBS that Daniel Swift – a former member of the elite unit Navy SEALs, who had been declared a deserter on March 11, 2019 – was killed in Ukraine. The official said he had nothing to add about why the former US commando was in Ukraine.
Swift enlisted in the US Navy in 2005 and was decorated for action in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to CBS.
The Biden administration has discouraged American citizens from traveling to Ukraine to fight the Russian invaders, but many have defied the recommendations and some have died during the war that began in February 2022.
Source: News Beast
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