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Ukraine's military drills amid heightened tensions with Russia

A Ukrainian service member holds a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member holds a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member holds a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28.   Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry
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Ukrainian service members are seen during drills with next generation light anti-tank weapons (NLAW), supplied by Britain, at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.    REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian service members are seen during drills with next generation light anti-tank weapons (NLAW), supplied by Britain, at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb...more

Ukrainian service members are seen during drills with next generation light anti-tank weapons (NLAW), supplied by Britain, at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28.   Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation

Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation

Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation
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A Ukrainian service member with a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, is seen during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member with a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, is seen during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28. REUTERS/Gleb...more

A Ukrainian service member with a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, is seen during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, 
 January 28, 2022. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28, 2022. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28, 2022. Ukrainian Defence Ministry
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A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.    REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb...more

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28.  
 Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry
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Trucks transport 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills held by the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Trucks transport 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills held by the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces...more

Trucks transport 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills held by the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28.    Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate 2A65 Msta-B howitzers during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS
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A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.    REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb...more

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28.   Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Osa-AKM surface-to-air missile systems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are seen during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Osa-AKM surface-to-air missile systems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are seen during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces...more

Osa-AKM surface-to-air missile systems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are seen during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS
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Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28.    Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS
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Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28.    Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS

Ukrainian service members operate a 2A65 Msta-B howitzer during artillery and anti-aircraft drills near the border with Russian-annexed Crimea in the Kherson region, Ukraine, January 28. Press Service of the Joint Forces Operation/via REUTERS
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A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian service member fires a next generation light anti-tank weapon (NLAW), supplied by Britain, during drills at Ukraine's International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, in the Lviv region, Ukraine, January 28.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine,  January 28.   Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

Service members of the 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces take part in coastal defense drills in the Odessa region, Ukraine, January 28. Ukrainian Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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