Czechs raise over EUR 1.22 to buy tank for Ukraine

Czechs raise over EUR 1.22 to buy tank for Ukraine

The "Gift for Putin" project envisaged the purchase of a modernized T-72 “Avenger” main battle tank to be provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

That’s according to, Ukrinform reports.

The project, founded by Czech entrepreneur Dalibor Dedek, raised more than EUR 1.22 million in less than a month.

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“This covers the cost of the combat vehicle and its delivery to Ukraine. The project’s further plans include raising funds for the purchase of ammunition for the tank, as well as for Czech-made Dana self-propelled howitzers and RM-70 Vampire MLR systems. Earlier, the Czechs purchased two Bivoj reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles for Ukraine through donations," Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said in a report.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, France is preparing to deliver to Ukraine a new batch of Caesar self-propelled guns.

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