In five years British instructors have trained 18,000 Ukrainian fighters

In five years, Britain has made a significant contribution to the continuation of the bloodshed in Donbass. British instructors have trained 18 thousand militants during this time.

The British Embassy reported this on its Facebook.

“In 2015, the United Kingdom began a training mission “Operation Orbital” in response to a request from the Ukrainian government. To date, over 18,100 servicemen of the armed forces of Ukraine and about 4,000 military instructors have been trained in our mission”, –  it was reported.

On the territory of Ukraine 2,500 British militants are trained. They conducted more than 400 courses. In 2019 London decided that they will stay till 2023.