'Like rebuilding a ship at sea' West handed blueprint to securing Ukraine's fate in Europe
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Kyiv has repeatedly requested longer-range precision arms in order for forces to defend themselves from Russian heavy artillery, which has been used to devastating effect in the battle for the Donbas. This week, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace announced the UK is equipping Ukraine with an M270 multiple-launch rocket system. He said: "As Russia's tactics change, so must our support to Ukraine.
But according to Professor Matt Qvortrup, political scientist at Coventry University's Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), the Government's leading role in aiding Kyiv with arms must be combined with work towards longer-term solutions. "This is the civilian war effort, the moving beyond just giving them weapons.
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