Resource January 12, 2021

Behind the Story: Wisconsin Troops in Ukraine

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Wisconsin National Guard Col. John Oakley, at right, watches Ukrainian soldiers prepare for a war game at a combat training center in western Ukraine. Oakley is commander of a unit of 164 Wisconsin soldiers who are mentoring Ukrainian military trainers. Image by Meg Jones / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ukraine, 2020.
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Wisconsin Army National Guard members overseeing the training of Ukrainian armed forces are...

How did U.S. military aid to Ukraine become the linchpin of the impeachment of President Donald Trump? Some of the $391 million withheld in return for the promise of a Ukrainian investigation into Joe Biden and his son was spent by a Wisconsin National Guard unit, the latest National Guard group to oversee training at a center in western Ukraine to help the Ukrainian military fight Russia.

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