1/26, 1:53 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Germany sends Ukraine 5,000 helmets, no arms

German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht (pictured) said on Wednesday that the country will provide Ukraine with 5,000 military protective helmets after refusing to send arms the Kiev amid tensions with Russia.

Earlier, Lambrecht noted Berlin is trying everything to deescalate the situation and, as a result, will not be sending weapons. At the time she said Ukraine will receive a full field hospital in February along with the necessary equipment and training.

Meanwhile, the decision not to send arms faced backlash from Ukrainian and Polish officials.

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