After the training is complete, Ukrainian soldiers will receive ammunition and communication equipment as part of the aid program, Ukraine Today reports.

Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov confirmed that the U.S. paratroops will train the personnel of Ukraine’s National Guard starting April 20.

Thirty-five military trainers from the UK earlier began a two-month mission in the southern city of Mykolaiv.

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