Should the US Send Lethal Aid to Ukraine? Why Are American Troops in Ukraine? - Russian 1 day ago   14:27

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This week, the United States delivered a shipment 10 Humvees to the Ukrainian government — the first installment of a $75 million aid package of non-lethal equipment that is meant to assist the fight against Russia-backed rebels in the country's east.

But despite the overwhelming adoption of a resolution in the US House of Representatives urging President Barack Obama to provide Ukraine with lethal arms, his administration has yet to send such materiel. Debate on this issue centers on whether outfitting the country with lethal aid will serve only to escalate the conflict and trigger a regional arms race between the government and eastern separatists. A question that has received less attention is whether Ukraine's army is even capable of effectively using the weapons it wants.

VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visited rebel-held areas and the capital of Kiev to explore whether it would be wise for the US to arm Ukraine's poorly trained military with advanced weaponry.

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Frost Rusher
Bring back the Russian Roulette please
Clinton Barbee
It's not about them being allies it's about The Budapest memorandum!!!!!!! Look it up Russian cowards and USA chickens!!!!!!
Clinton Barbee
They are not facing separatists they are facing Russian SF green berret equivalent detachments with Superior weapons and tactics.
神アニメ
Canada wants a piece of Russians ass too bring us
Rob Harris
So DPR, how did it go...😂
You’re mad Ain’t you
As an American my country better mind their business with this one
Anonymous Andy
Dude, America has no clue how to catch this fish.
LUNAR BLOODDROP
USA or THEY INSALT THEY CALL THE EU
needs to commanders whom are highly skilled to train the Ukrainian people whom just escape oppression!
LUNAR BLOODDROP
hes right if putin takes Ukraine then he begin taking others
Dave Coyle
I hope Ukraine gets armed to the teeth and kicks out the Russian army that has infiltrated into a sovereign nation!!
soumya naik
What to expect from a corrupt Ukrainian govt
GMAN
its always money from USA they sold 2 billion in weapons use your own money USA needs to stay out of other peoples problems thats our problem then and our kids have to die for it.
fadedflage
It is so much easier to provide the product than the means of production
Joe Jug
better late then never
Stephen Sparjes
This guy is so negative whaf a duch
Fishing Maybe fish
Here comes Russian hating
MrMike5814
why not just split Ukraine in half an let the people decide which side of the border they want to live in an put an end to the fighting
Danzaiver X
2:46 the good boi
Genco Abbandando
Wanna cause a World war?
Illia Averchenko
flak vest isnt bulletproof vest,btw
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Why Are American Troops in Ukraine? - Russian Should the US Send Lethal Aid to Ukraine? 1 day ago   08:18

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Three hundred American soldiers have arrived in western Ukraine. In the latest dispatch, Simon Ostrovsky traveled there to find out what their mission is.

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