US Intelligence Secretly Plans to Train Ukrainian Troops

210702-N-DO281-1665 OLESHKY SANDS, Ukraine (July 2, 2021) A U.S. Marines, assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6), 2d Marine Division, cuts through barbed wire during the land capability media day of Exercise Sea Breeze 2021 in Oleshky Sands, Ukraine, July 2, 2021. Exercise Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise cohosted by U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy in the Black Sea since 1997. Sea Breeze 2021 is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security and peace within the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Trey Fowler)

US intelligence officials have secretly agreed to arm and train Ukraine troops on how to fight a guerrilla war against Russian forces if they invade.

Senior officers are planning to help Ukraine forces attack advancing Moscow soldiers in rearguard assaults, mounted if they advance across the front line.

High-level meetings took place this week between the CIA and the US’s Defense Intelligence Agency as officials thrashed out plans on how to hinder any Russian advance.

Russia is believed to be building up more than 175,000 soldiers behind the 250-mile ­front line through contested Donetsk and Luhansk in the east.

Read more at The UK Mirror 

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