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Lithuania has put Ukraine lethal weapons

Литва поставила Украине летальное оружиеLithuania has put Ukraine 146 heavy machine guns.

In 2016, Ukraine has received from Lithuania 146 units of lethal weapons development and production of the former USSR.

The relevant data available in the database of the UN “about the global arms trade”.

In particular, Vilnius has put Kiev 60 machine guns KPVT (Vladimirov heavy machine gun tank, caliber 14.5 mm, mounted on a BTR) and 86 DShK (heavy machine gun dehtyareva-Shpagina, 12.7 mm, used on the machine and installed on the equipment).

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These guns are in service with the Armed forces of Ukraine and is actively used in the confrontation of Russian aggression.

Previously Lithuania Ukraine supplied 150 tons of ammunition, which were stored in the country since Soviet times.

In turn, in 2016 Lithuania purchased in Norway 86 heavy machine guns М2НВ QCB Belgian production, two manual anti-tank grenade launchers in Croatia and 18 anti-tank missile complexes “Javelin” in the United States.

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A large part of foreign aid (18 countries), including in the form of military equipment and training soldiers, the Kiev receives from the United States, Britain, Canada and Lithuania. And only Lithuania has provided Ukraine with small arms and ammunition.

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