Canadian Winner Of $70-M Lottery Donates To Ukraine
According to Canada’s CTV News, a retiree from Quebec, Marcel Lussier, plans to use a portion of the $70 million lottery jackpot he won "to help rebuild Ukraine and fund projects to help people with autism," Ukraine Daily reported.
Photo Insert: Marcos Lussier also won secondary prizes, bringing his total gain to $70,027,05.
Andrius Tapinas, a Lithuanian TV anchor, also revealed that Lithuanians have crowdfunded the purchase of four EOS C VTOL reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) worth more than $692,000.
Two more drones will be delivered in two months. Tapinas named the drones "Magyla," after the Lithuanian goddess of death.
A British firm, on the other hand, will equip Ukraine with 10 demining robots to supplement the country's 12 Talon robots, according to Oleksiy Biloshitsky, a deputy chief of the patrol police. The QinetiQ robots have a top speed of 8.3 kilometers per hour and can run for up to 4.5 hours without recharging.
According to the German newspaper Der Spiegel, Berlin reportedly instructed Spain not to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine because it would "betray" a supposed informal Western consensus not to send Western tanks to Ukraine.
According to Der Spiegel, if Berlin consented, it would be the first time a NATO country delivered battle tanks to Ukraine.
According to Armin Papperger, CEO of German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall, the first of the 100 Marder infantry fighting vehicles being refurbished is ready for deployment to Ukraine. According to Papperger, it is up to the German government to decide where they will be transferred. He also mentioned that 88 Leopard and Leo tanks will be upgraded in preparation for battle.