. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Troops to Slovenia

KIEV () -- Some 150 Ukrainian troops and 11 T-72 tanks left western Ukraine for Eastern Slovenia on Tuesday to join the UN peacekeeping force there.

It was the first of four Ukrainian divisions to be sent to the region over the next 10 days, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said. On Wednesday, another 125 servicemen and 10 Mi-24 helicopters will leave for Eastern Slovenia.