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Ukrainian land forces hold exercises amid martial law

4 December 2018

Ukrainian Armed Forces launched a series of military drills across the country on Monday, including one scenario where forces practiced repelling an enemy ground-attack. The exercises were aimed at strengthening Ukraine's defence capacities after Russia opened fire on and seized three Ukrainian navy ships and their crews on November 25.Ukraine imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country on November 26, in response to the incident.

On Saturday, Ukrainian President announced that military reservists in these areas would practice mobilizing and military factories would also change the way they work.