03 octombrie 2022

Ukraine war: Czechs donate £1.1m to buy Soviet-era tank to help fight against Russia invasion


The T-72 Avenger has been modernised to improve its protective systems and to add modern night-vision and communications equipment.A crowdfunding campaign in the Czech Republic has raised more than 33 million crowns (£1.1m) to buy a modernised Soviet-era T-72 tank that will be sent to the Ukrainian army to help it fight Russia's invasion. Run by the Ukrainian embassy in Prague, more than 11,200 people donated money.Ukrainian deputy foreign minister Yevhen Perebyinis said on Twitter: "The Czech [...]