Three events that could affect the war in Ukraine right now

A week ago, President Joe Biden softened on the issue of having Ukrainian pilots trained to fly the American-made F-16 fighter jets. Several NATO countries have expressed wishes to be allowed to send flights to Ukraine, but the US has been hesitant. Sensitive American technology could go wrong, the reasoning went.

– This is something that Russia perceives as very aggressive and it is something that threatens Russia’s ability to attack Ukraine from the air, so the plan could be very decisive, says SVT’s foreign reporter Bert Sundström.

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