Ukraine's Acting President Pledges Financial Support for Military

Despite the dire economic situation, Ukraine is flying full speed ahead with military drills. As choppers and fighter jets carry out flying patterns above Desna—80 kilometers from the border with Belarus—tanks roll out on the ground. Among the crowd of onlookers is acting Ukrainian President Oleksander Turchinov. During his visit, he promised that Ukraine would not cut financial supplies to the army, despite the current economic situation.

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