Newsweek: Video: U.S. Soldiers Train Ukraine Troops

At a former Soviet military base outside of the western Ukrainian town of Lviv, about 300 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, which is based in Vicenza, Italy, are training the Ukrainian National Guard.

The six-month U.S. training exercise, called Fearless Guardian, officially began on April 20. The training is focused on both teaching individual skills and modeling the institution of the Ukrainian National Guard on the U.S. military.

Update: Battle Tested, Ukraine Troops Now Get U.S. Basic Training -- New York Times

WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction .... videos like this one will not help U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry in trying to get support from Russia on other issues .... U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Meets Russian President Putin For Talks On Ukraine And Syria.

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