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Today, U.S. Special Forces start active training of Ukrainian fighters for ATO

Command Post Ukrainian-American exercises will begin today at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center of the Army Academy named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny in the Yavoriv district of the Lviv region.

Today, U.S. Special Forces start active training of Ukrainian fighters for ATO

Today, April 20, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center of the Army Academy named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny in the Yavoriv district of the Lviv region, will begin the Ukrainian-U.S. exercises involving the troops of the "Fearless Guardian 2015", Joinfo.ua reports referring to the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

American paratroopers, who will take part in the training of the Ukrainian military, arrived in Ukraine on April 17.

On March 20, U.S. Department of Defense announced that about 290 American troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade from the Italian city of Vicenza would train the Ukrainian servicemen in Yavoriv near the Polish border.

This initiative was joined by Canada, which has repeatedly sent non-lethal assistance to Ukraine.

Now the government of the Maple Leaf Country is going to announce sending Canadian troops to Ukraine. They should join the  mission of military training under the guidance of the United States .

Earlier, it was reported that next year the White House would allocate less funding for the European Reassurance Initiative program, but  increase expenses for military training .